Business English - Telecourse Guide / Edition 5 available in Paperback
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Business English provides a wide-ranging review of the fundamentals of English grammar and usage, placing special emphasis on language principles and applications which promote successful communication in the business world. The book features author Mary Ellen Guffey�s trademark three-level approach to teaching language concepts, allowing you to measure progress and see success while moving from the basics to more complex language concepts. This new edition includes updated coverage of the Internet and other office technologies, and more exercises for review and practice.
Table of ContentsI: LAYING A FOUNDATION. 1. Reference Skills. 2. Parts of Speech. 3. Sentences: Elements, Patterns, Types. Writer's Workshop 1: Proofreading Marks. II. KNOWING THE NAMERS. 4. Nouns. 5. Possessive Nouns. 6. Personal Pronouns. 7. Pronouns and Antecedents. Writer's Workshop 2: Techniques for Effective Sentences. III: SHOWING THE ACTION. 8. Verbs: Kinds, Voices, Moods. 9. Verb Tenses and Parts. 10. Verb and Subject Agreement. 11. Verbals. Writer's Workshop 3: Techniques for Effective Paragraphs. IV: MODIFYING AND CONNECTING WORDS. 12. Modifiers: Adjectives and Adverbs. 13. Prepositions. 14. Conjunctions to Join Equals. 15. Conjunctions to Join Unequals. Writer's Workshop 4: Memos and E-mail Messages. V: PUNCTUATING SENTENCES. 16. Commas. 17. Semicolons and colons. 18. Other Punctuation Writer's Workshop 5: Informational Business Letters. VI: WRITING WITH STYLE. 19. Capitalization. 20. Numbers. Writer's Workshop 6: Short Reports. APPENDICES. A. Developing Spelling Skills. B. Developing Vocabulary Skills. C. Reference Guide to Document Formats. SELF-HELP EXERCISES. INDEX.