Good Grief, Good Grammar; The Business Person's Guide to Grammar and Usage

Good Grief, Good Grammar; The Business Person's Guide to Grammar and Usage

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From the typing pool to top management, good grammar makes good business sense. A clear, concise writing style is the key to making your ideas stand out and keeping your career on track.

Dianna Booher, president of the Houston-based Booher Writing Consultants, offers an innovative, entertaining, step-by-step approach that makes the principles of grammar pleasant to learn and easy to remember. Whether you need to brush up on the basics or fine-tune your style, the answers are at your fingertips in Good Grief, Good Grammar. It's a comprehensive guide to:
-- Correct word usage
-- Sentence structure
-- Phrases and clauses
-- Voice, verb tense, and mood
-- Punctuation, spelling, and capitalization
-- Common errors such as split infinitives and dangling participles, and how to avoid them.

Plus a series of fun-to-take tests to gauge your language skills and your progress.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780449216811
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 06/01/1989
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 4.28(w) x 6.81(h) x 0.69(d)

About the Author

Dianna Booher is a business-communication strategist, speaker, and an author of numerous books. She’s the recipient of an American Library Association’s Best Nonfiction of the Year Award, a member of the Speaker Hall of Fame, and one of Successful Meeting magazine’s Top 21 Speakers for the 21st Century. Her consulting firm, Booher Research Institute, works with more than a third of the Fortune 500 companies to improve their communication.

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