Technically-Write + MyLab Writing (8e) : 9780133995213

Technically-Write + MyLab Writing (8e)

Blicq Moretto
Published by
Pearson Canada
Available on demand
Title type
Book + Access Code
This pack contains 1 copy of Technically-Write and 1 printed access card to MyLab Writing

Technically-Write! explores the most effective techniques for written and oral communication in today's business world, and covers all aspects of technical correspondence, report writing, oral communication, and the job-seeking process.

This comprehensive text features Blicq’s patented “pyramid” approach to the writing process which guides studentsin their writing. This 8th Edition of this well established book has been streamlined to utilise a more brief and direct "on-the-job" approach. With additional emphasis on email, Technically-Write! continues to reflect today's evolving professional world, and will continue to aid today’s evolving professional writers.


Pearson MyLab™ is the world's leading online self-study, homework, tutorial and assessment product designed with a single purpose in mind: to improve the results of all higher education students, one student at a time.

Please note: The duration of access to a MyLab is set by your instructor for your specific unit of study. To access the MyLab you need a Course ID from your instructor.

Table of contents
  • Chapter 1:  Why Technical People Need to Write Well
  • Chapter 2:  A Technical Person’s Approach to Writing
  • Chapter 3:  Letters and Emails       
  • Chapter 4:  Short Reports
  • Chapter 5: Longer Reports
  • Chapter 6: Technical Proposals
  • Chapter 7: User Manuals and Instructions 
  • Chapter 8: Illustrating Technical Documents
  • Chapter 9: Technically-Speak!
  • Chapter 10: Communicating with Prospective Employers
  • Chapter 11: The Technique of Technical Writing
New to this edition
  • New¿examples¿including email-based reports and letters¿
  • Improved writing style so that it better reflects the current writing style used in reports and correspondence in contemporary business, technical, and scientific environments
Features & benefits
  • Uses a real-life, work-oriented perspective
  • Features the unique “pyramid” technique for organising letters, reports, and proposals, to help students focus readers' attention on the most important information they have to convey.
  • Includes an extensive selection of model letters and reports, and fully developed projects and exercises.
  • End of chapter assignments let students practice what they’ve learned

MyLab Writing helps to improve students’ results in technical communication through a personalised learning experience with diagnostic tests, adaptive learning, and multimedia resources.
  • A personalised learning path comprising a variety of modules, such as Understanding Technical Communication, Writing Genres of Technical Communication, and Composing Clear and Effective Sentences. Within every module are a number of sub-topics, each containing an overview, an animation, and assessments.
  • Video tutorials (animations) illustrate key concepts, offering tips and guidance on critical reading, evaluating sources, avoiding plagiarism, and many other topics.
  • Audio podcasts discuss common questions about grammar, usage, punctuation, and mechanics.
  • An assignment calendar allows instructors to assign graded activities, with specific deadlines, and measure student progress
  • Access to Pearson Tutor Services for Writing: highly qualified online tutors will carefully review students’ submissions (i.e., essay, document, or report), and provide them with personalised and detailed feedback with advice on how to improve.
  • Pearson’s WriteClick tool makes editing and revising easy! It encourages students to think critically, with instant feedback on grammar, spelling, and style, and offers meaningful suggestions on how to improve their writing.