When Words Collide / Edition 8

When Words Collide / Edition 8

by Lauren Kessler, Duncan McDonald
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ISBN-10:
0495572403
ISBN-13:
9780495572404
Pub. Date:
01/01/2011
Publisher:
Cengage Learning

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When Words Collide / Edition 8

Kessler and McDonald's WHEN WORDS COLLIDE is praised by students for its straightforward and clear-almost conversational-presentation of grammar. This versatile grammar and usage handbook will work for you as a beginning student and as you continue as a media writer. It provides concise, clear explanations and examples, as well as quick and accurate answers to grammar or usage questions. The unique 'from writer to writer' perspective guides you through the writing process.

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ISBN-13: 9780495572404
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 01/01/2011
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. 1. Hey. 2. gmr: CWOT? 3. Ten Little Secrets, Ten Big Mistakes. 4. The Sentence. 5. Power and Precision: It Begins with the Verb. 6. The Rest of the Crew. 7. Are We in Agreement? 8. Punctuation: Graceful Movements, Confident Stops. 9. Clarity and Conciseness. 10. Style. 11. Appropriate and Sensitive Language. PART II: TOPICAL GUIDE TO GRAMMAR AND WORD USE. Appendix A: Spelling. Appendix B: Homonyms, Homophones, Spell-Checks, Oh My! Appendix C: Irregular (Make That Troublesome) Verb Forms.

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