Business English / Edition 10

Business English / Edition 10

by Mary Ellen Guffey, Carolyn M. Seefer
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0324789742

ISBN-13: 9780324789744

Pub. Date: 02/02/2010

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Students need both strong language and computer skills to succeed in today's workplace. For over two decades Business English has helped thousands of students improve their language skills. Building on the success of previous editions, Business English, 8e, continues to provide a comprehensive review of English grammar, punctuation, style, and usage.

Overview

Students need both strong language and computer skills to succeed in today's workplace. For over two decades Business English has helped thousands of students improve their language skills. Building on the success of previous editions, Business English, 8e, continues to provide a comprehensive review of English grammar, punctuation, style, and usage.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780324789744
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/02/2010
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Unit 1Laying a Foundation1
Chapter 1Reference Skills2
Chapter 2Parts of Speech18
Chapter 3Sentences: Elements, Patterns, Types32
Unit 2Knowing the Namers51
Chapter 4Nouns52
Chapter 5Possessive Nouns69
Chapter 6Personal Pronouns87
Chapter 7Pronouns and Antecedents105
Unit 3Showing the Action129
Chapter 8Verbs: Kinds, Voices, Moods130
Chapter 9Verb Tenses and Parts145
Chapter 10Verb and Subject Agreement166
Chapter 11Verbals183
Unit 4Modifying and Connecting Words211
Chapter 12Modifiers: Adjectives and Adverbs212
Chapter 13Prepositions230
Chapter 14Conjunctions That Join Equals245
Chapter 15Conjunctions That Join Unequals260
Unit 5Punctuating Sentences285
Chapter 16Commas286
Chapter 17Semicolons and Colons305
Chapter 18Other Punctuation322
Unit 6Writing With Style351
Chapter 19Capitalization352
Chapter 20Numbers369
Appendixes
Appendix ADeveloping Spelling Skills395
Appendix BDeveloping Vocabulary Skills405
Appendix CReference Guide to Document Formats415
Self-Help Exercises
Contents429
Exercises432
Index
Index505

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