Write Talk


We all need to write and speak well in order to communicate effectively and in today’s online world it is all too easy for a message to be misinterpreted. Write Talk allows you to quickly check the main rules and conventions of British English and can be used for writing or speaking on any subject.

‘Text speak’ and abbreviated writing are all very well for communicating with friends and family but when it comes to school work, then the rules of punctuation and grammar need to be applied. Write Talk offers a simple way for students and teachers to sharpen their skills as it contains the rules of punctuation, main parts of speech, grammar, spelling strategies and also guidelines on verbal and non-verbal communication. The conventions on writing formal letters and emails are listed and definitions of examination vocabulary are included.

Write Talk

Write Talk can help you to write and speak with confidence and reflect accuracy, credibility, clear thinking and attention to detail.  The clearly designed headings, subheadings and bullet point examples make it easy to navigate and its small size makes it practical for day-to-day use. The book is designed to dip in and out of when preparing work such as essays, projects, homework, applications, letters, emails or presentations. 

Regardless of whether we are at home, school, college or the workplace, we can all benefit from the opportunity to sharpen our communication skills and minimize mistakes.  Nobody is perfect, but it is important to take care that we do the best job possible.   Write Talk aims to make it easy for everyone to get the basics right so improve your writing in all subjects by keeping a copy of Write Talk handy.

Get the best results with Write Talk – available from www.writetalk.ie

About the Author

Fiona O’Murchú holds a BSc in Education and Training and is a member of the Teaching Council of Ireland. She has taught literacy and communication for over 15 years. Fiona has experience working in the Primary, Post-Primary and Further Education sectors.

Prior to teaching, Fiona worked in advertising and ran her own business.


Fiona Murchu
Fiona currently works as a learning support teacher in a post-primary school in Co. Louth, Ireland.