Oxford Guide To Effective Writing And Speaking

Autore: John Seely
Editore: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199652708
Grandezza: 36,31 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 2028
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The Oxford Guide to Effective Writing & Speaking is the essential guide for everyone who needs to communicate clearly and effectively. It combines practical advice on specific writing and speaking tasks with detailed self-help chapters covering grammar, spelling, and the writing process itself.

Oxford A Z Of Grammar And Punctuation

Autore: John Seely
Editore: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019966918X
Grandezza: 79,51 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 7025
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Including examples of real usage, this handy volume provides clear information about grammar and punctuation that we need on a day-to-day basis in over 300 entries.Revised and updated, The Oxford A-Z of Grammar and Punctuation offers accessible and coherent explanations across a broad range of topics, and is the first port of call for any reader seeking clear, authoritative help with grammar and punctuation. Both easy to use andcomprehensive, it is an essential tool for writing at home, in the office, at school, and at college.

Oxford Guide To Plain English

Autore: Martin Cutts
Editore: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191649120
Grandezza: 73,90 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Vista: 8614
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Plain English is the art of writing clearly, concisely, and in a way that precisely communicates your message to your intended audience. This book offers 25 practical guidelines helping you to improve your vocabulary, style, grammar, and layout to achieve clear writing. It gives expert advice on all aspects of the writing process: from avoiding jargon and legalese, to organizing written information in print and online. It also shows you how it's done with hundreds of real examples, including 'before' and 'after' versions. All this is presented in an authoritative and engaging way. Completely revised and updated, this essential reference work is now even more useful: the word lists have been expanded; a new list of clichéd and troublesome words to avoid has been added; and examples of real-life stories have been replaced with more recent ones. An improved design gives the book a fresh feel.

Improve Your Written English

Autore: Marion Field
Editore: How To Books
ISBN: 1848035926
Grandezza: 55,35 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
Vista: 278
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Written in short, accessible sections, this book explains the basics of writing good English. It includes punctuation, sentence construction and spelling. You will learn how to adopt different tasks, such as writing a report, essay or short story. There are also chapters on letter writing, filling in forms and constructing job applications.

Oxford Guide To Plain English

Autore: Martin Cutts
Editore: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199233458
Grandezza: 47,78 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 9554
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Plain English is an essential tool for effective communication. Information transmitted in letters, documents, reports, contracts, and forms is clearer and more understandable when presented in straightforward terms. The Oxford Guide to Plain English provides authoritative guidance on how towrite plain English using easy-to-follow guidelines which cover straightforward language, sentence length, active and passive verbs, punctuation, grammar, planning, and good organization. This handy guide will be invaluable to writers of all levels. It provides essential guidelines that will allow readers to develop their writing style, grammar, and punctuation. The book also offers help in understanding official jargon and legalese giving the plain English alternatives. This guide gives hundreds of real examples and shows 'before and after' versions of texts of different kinds which will help readers to look critically at their own writing. Helpfully organized into 21 short chapters, each covering a different aspect of writing. Clearly laid out, and easy to use,the Oxford Guide to Plain English is the best guide to writing clear and helpful documents.

The Complete Plain Words

Autore: Ernest Gowers
Editore: David R. Godine Publisher
ISBN: 9781567922035
Grandezza: 45,89 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 7287
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This classic guide to the intricacies of the English language provides clear, succinct explanations of such topics as jargon, spelling, punctuation, superfluous words, the overuse or misuse of words, sexist language and the ground rules of grammar.

Writing That Works

Autore: Kenneth Roman
Editore: Harpercollins
Grandezza: 43,58 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Vista: 9260
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A practical guide offers tips on how to develop a clear, effective writing style for proposals, PC documents, business memos, fund-raising announcements, resumes, cover letters, and more. Reprint.

A Dictionary Of Modern English Usage

Autore: Henry Watson Fowler
Editore: Wordsworth Editions
ISBN: 9781853263187
Grandezza: 40,68 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 5191
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This dictionary aims to help users to find the most appropriate word to use on a wide range of occasions. It is designed in particular for students, those writing reports, letters and speeches, and crossword solvers, but is also useful as a general word reference. Special features include: an alphabetical A-Z listing; numbered senses for words with more than one meaning; British and American variants; and specially marked colloquial uses.

Women And Human Development

Autore: Martha C. Nussbaum
Editore: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521003858
Grandezza: 38,91 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 6651
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Martha Nussbaum proposes a kind of feminism that is genuinely international.

The Best Little Grammar Book Ever

Autore: Arlene Miller
Editore: BookBaby
ISBN: 098433162X
Grandezza: 69,56 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 8702
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According to a report from the Department of Education, says Time magazine, "nearly half of all adult Americans read and write so poorly that they have trouble holding down decent jobs." The National Commission on Writing estimates that American businesses spend $3.1 billion annually training employees to write. "In today's economy and tight job market, it is even more important to put your best foot forward by communicating effectively in both writing and speaking," says Arlene Miller, author of The Best Little Grammar Book Ever! 101 Ways to Impress With Your Writing and Speaking, published by bigwords101. Finally, you can find all the answers to your grammar questions in one easy-to-understand book! Is it I or me? Who or whom? Affect or effect? Swam or swum? Do I put a comma here? How do I spell accommodate, anyway? It all makes me want to lie ― or is it lay ― down for a nap! The Best Little Grammar Book Ever! puts all the common grammar confusions together in one well-organized and friendly book that includes a review of grammar, capitalization, and punctuation; commonly confused words and other common errors; lists of commonly misspelled and mispronounced words; a business writing lesson; a glossary of grammar terms; and an index. Additional topics include irregular verbs, agreement, parallel writing, things not to do, words that aren't words, and redundancy. The Best Little Grammar Book Ever! is intended for ages 12 through adult. It is useful for students, homeschoolers, professionals, non native speakers, and anyone who would like to improve his or her grammar and writing skills.