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Overview

Here's a quick-reference summary covering sentence structure, punctuation, advice on essay and letter writing styles, and more. For many years, Barron's Pocket Guides have served high school and college students, as well as business professionals and others, as reliable fast-reference books filled with easy-to-locate information pertaining to all practical aspects of language use. The new editions are attractively designed and printed in two-color type, and serve as especially useful books for the home, school, or business reference bookshelf.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764126888
  • Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 7/15/2004
  • Series: Barron's Pocket Guides
  • Edition description: 4TH
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 4.25 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 0.25 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii
Part I Using English Correctly 1
1 Terms of English Usage and Grammar 3
2 Solving Common Problems 15
3 Commonly Confused and Misused Words and Phrases 23
4 Spelling and Punctuation 44
Part II Writing English 71
5 Essays 73
6 Research Papers 87
7 Formal Letters 92
8 Common Writing Problems 96
Appendix Glossary of Literary Terms 104
Index 110
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