Good Word Guide 6th edition: The fast way to correct English - spelling, punctuation, grammar and usage by Martin Manser, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Good Word Guide 6th edition: The fast way to correct English - spelling, punctuation, grammar and usage

Good Word Guide 6th edition: The fast way to correct English - spelling, punctuation, grammar and usage

by Martin Manser
     
 

Our language is changing faster than ever before, thanks to the influence of the media, e-mail, the Internet and text messaging. Modern communications are breaking down distinctions between formal and informal English, raising ever more questions as to how to speak and write correctly.

This fully updated edition of the bestselling Good Word Guide offers

Overview

Our language is changing faster than ever before, thanks to the influence of the media, e-mail, the Internet and text messaging. Modern communications are breaking down distinctions between formal and informal English, raising ever more questions as to how to speak and write correctly.

This fully updated edition of the bestselling Good Word Guide offers information and advice on spelling, grammar, punctuation, pronunciation, confusables and the latest buzzwords, and provides clear, straightforward answers to everyday language problems.

With a foreword by Martin Cutts, Research Director, Plain Language Commission.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"In every sense, a good word guide."-Times Educational Supplement

"This intelligent guide is an essential addition to the bookshelves of all readers and writers."- Good Book Guide

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780713677591
Publisher:
A&C Black Publishers, Ltd.
Publication date:
05/31/2007
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

Martin Manser is a Language Trainer and Consultant and has edited and authored many guides on language..

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