The Most Common Errors in English Usage and How to Avoid Them: Learn How to Control Grammar Rahter Than Letting It Control You

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Fast, permanent relief from all ills due to improper language habits.

A guaranteed cure for grammatical pitfalls.

We all judge each other by our communication skills, both written and verbal. So it's only logical that we do everything we can to polish our grammar, syntax, and usage. As a list of rules, grammar provides us with a guide to the language, making us confident we (and our communications) will be ...

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Overview

Fast, permanent relief from all ills due to improper language habits.

A guaranteed cure for grammatical pitfalls.

We all judge each other by our communication skills, both written and verbal. So it's only logical that we do everything we can to polish our grammar, syntax, and usage. As a list of rules, grammar provides us with a guide to the language, making us confident we (and our communications) will be judged favorably.

This book is designed to help you communicate better by making your language correct and your meaning clear. It s organized in a practical manner, according to the grammatical errors people make most frequently. The text presents important grammatical rules, with examples of correct and incorrect usage, and follows up with a quiz at the end of each chapter to help isolate the grammatical errors that tend to trap you.

Let this book be your main weapon in fighting your grammatical difficulties.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780760741375
  • Publisher: Sterling Publishing
  • Publication date: 6/1/2003
  • Pages: 198
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.90 (d)

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  • Posted January 23, 2010

    Too many errors

    The following is from the first page of the Introduction.

    "Some language [sic] do not use pronouns. Instead, they add a sound or syllable to word [sic] to indicate ..."

    The book's not even making it past the very first page without having two errors does not bode well for the rest of it.

    In fact, the book couldn't even make it out of the first paragraph of the second page without a blunder.

    "Effective grammar conveys your meanings clearly and unambiguously and enables to you [sic] communicate as efficiently as possible."

    OMG! The second paragraph on page 2 of the introduction has YET ANOTHER ERROR!

    "But when your [sic] prepare a document to be printed ..."


    I may entertain the author for a few more pages if I have time to waste, but that's about it.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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