Guide to Better English: The Right Way to Write Well

Guide to Better English: The Right Way to Write Well

by Philip Gooden
     
 
This clear, accessible, and often humorous guide to writing and speaking better English is presented in a simple A-to-Z format, with over 300 entries discussing common problems of English usage. Generously illustrated and focusing on how English is being used now, the book's examples are drawn from the press, advertising, and other media. Highlighted are problems of

Overview

This clear, accessible, and often humorous guide to writing and speaking better English is presented in a simple A-to-Z format, with over 300 entries discussing common problems of English usage. Generously illustrated and focusing on how English is being used now, the book's examples are drawn from the press, advertising, and other media. Highlighted are problems of usage, style, punctuation, and grammar. A mini-dictionary defines some of the more useful terms in English usage. This functional and fun resource will be of value to anyone wanting to brush up on their English skills, to students, and to professionals who want their memos, letters, and reports to be error-free.

Author Biography: Philip Gooden has taught English for nearly 30 years at Kingswood School in Bath, England.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781901659665
Publisher:
A&C Black Publishers, Ltd.
Publication date:
04/28/2001
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.48(w) x 7.82(h) x 0.57(d)

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