Business English for the 21st Century / Edition 3

Business English for the 21st Century / Edition 3

by Robert E. Barry, Patricia T. Ellison, Pat Taylor Ellison, Patricia Taylor. Ellison
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0135338786

ISBN-13: 9780135338780

Pub. Date: 08/28/1996

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

A comprehensive grammar book that gives user-friendly access to the most frequently needed information. Simple explanations of often frustrating language problems. Word Tip from the Real World. Review Chart for readers to complete for each review chapter. Watching the Web segments, a collection of usage and spelling errors found on the

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A comprehensive grammar book that gives user-friendly access to the most frequently needed information. Simple explanations of often frustrating language problems. Word Tip from the Real World. Review Chart for readers to complete for each review chapter. Watching the Web segments, a collection of usage and spelling errors found on the web over the past year. For anyone in business who will need to communicate with others.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780135338780
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
08/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
461
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.72(d)

Table of Contents

1. Business Language and Dictionaries.
2. A Few Spelling Rules.
3. A Preview of the Parts of Speech.
4. Sentence Analysis.
5. Capitalization.
6. Plural Forms of Nouns.
7. The Use of Possessive Nouns.
8. Comment and Review.
9. Personal Pronouns.
10. Agreement of Antecedents and Pronouns.
11. Miscellaneous Pronouns at Work.
12. Verbs: Agreement and Mood.
13. Verbs in Sentences.
14. Tenses of Verbs.
15. Regular and Irregular Verbs.
16. Review of Pronouns and Verbs.
17. Verbals.
18. Modifiers of Nouns and Pronouns.
19. Special Uses of Adjectives.
20. Adverbs in Use.
21. Prepositions.
22. Connectives in Coordinate Constructions.
23. Connectives in Complex Sentences.
24. Review.
25. Building Sentences: What to Work Toward.
26. Building Sentences: What to Avoid.
27. The Writing of Numbers.
28. Uses of the Comma.
29. Uses of the Comma (continued).
30. Uses of the Comma (concluded).
31. Uses of Semicolons and Colons.
32. Review.
33. Uses of Dashes, Parentheses, and Brackets.
34. Uses of Quotation Marks, Ellipses, and Apostrophes.
35. Uses of Periods, Question Marks, and Exclamation Points.
36. The Division of Words.
37. General Vocabulary Study for Business Use.
38. Some Terms Commonly Used in Business.
39. Executives' Choice.
40. General Review.
Posttest.
Key Items.
Glossary.
Index.

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