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'Learning Punctuation' is indispensable for students and English Language learners who want to use correct punctuation in their written work. Whether you are unsure about apostrophes and commas,... More > colons or semicolons, question marks or speech marks, this simple and easy-to-understand guide is for you. With lots of examples to help the reader, you will be guided through the main points in punctuating written English, including: - hyphens & dashes - colons and semicolons - direct speech and indirect speech punctuation - full stops/periods and exclamation marks - question marks and apostrophes - braces and brackets ... and much more, including a brief review of the history of punctuation.< Less
"EEZZ WRITING" - Red, White & Blue
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Red, White & Blue is a punctuation book written for young students (*but it really helps every writer). Every English writer should have this book. It is about 80+ pages long. It teaches every... More > "punctuation mark." It teaches how to develop your own "writing style." Examples of each mark are provided."RW&B" provides examples of styles: *Should you write "Gladys's shares" or "Gladys' shares"? *Should it be "the President" or "the president"? *Would you write "from the $400's" or "from the $400s"? *Is it "CDs" or "CD's"? *Will you use the "Oxford comma"? The apostrophe is explained fully. *Why is (;) called a "semicolon"? *"EEZZ WRITING" teaches a style that you will use forever. I guarantee that in just a few weeks you will have a better English style. Good luck!< Less
Adult Learner Grammar Essentials
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Adult Learner Grammar Essentials teaches you to effectively correct the most common grammar errors encountered in academic and professional writing. With self-study quizzes, plain English... More > explanations and real-world examples, you will improve your grammar skills in just minutes a day. In addition to grammar fundamentals, learn to correct advanced grammar concerns, such as who versus whom, and whether or not to end a sentence with a preposition, including punctuation essentials. Upon completing the pre-test and post-test, and all the exercises in between, you will clearly understand how to apply good grammar usage to your everyday writing assignments.< Less
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Today's Copyeditors Need More Than Good Grammar, a Gimlet Eye, and a Sharp Pencil. They need to know how copyediting fits into the desktop publishing process. They need to know about the promise and... More > pitfalls of electronic editing for improved workflow, personal efficiency, and quality control. And they need to know what the contemporary publishing workplace expects of them. And all of that holds true for aspiring, new, and knowledgeable copyeditors (as well as project managers, production editors, and others who don't have the title, just the copyediting responsibilities). Advice and examples illustrate how to mark copy and apply the rules, and 31 exercises and answer keys cover all the basics- - Subject-verb agreement - Pronoun-antecedent agreement - Active and passive voice - Parallelism - Misplaced modifiers - Punctuation - Reducing jargon, wordiness, and redundancy - Editing citations and references - Editing tables and graphics-and more!< Less
Understanding Australian English : An Essential Guide to Assist In Understanding Aussies and Being Understood By Aussies In Australia. Australian Slang Explained
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An explanation of colloquialisms (slang) in common usage in Australia. Australian spoken English can be very different from English spoken in other countries..., even countries in which English is... More > the first language. This comprehensive guide is written by an educator who has worked for many years with International Post-Graduate students for whom English was their second language, and Australian English was their third. Hundreds of slang terms are explained in addition to the context in which many are used. As an example, the word "bastard" to many speakers of the English language would be an offensive term. In Australia it is very often used as a term of affection by people who are "good mates". The slang terms are grouped in categories in alphabetical order to enable them to be found easily. "Heaps" of useful information on Australian English. The text is punctuated with "Aussie photos" which have been taken by the author.< Less
How to Write Lyrical Limericks & Poems That Pay
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Have you ever wanted to be good at writing verse? To amuse your friends or make some money with cleverly composed limericks or even song lyrics? The pleasure of creative writing is a reward in... More > itself but if you want a wider audience it pays to have the techniques and tools of the trade at your fingertips. Master the art of poetic composition from a book crammed with tips and tricks, and masses of examples. It is suitable for beginners and children, but anyone, no matter their skill level can benefit. Learn or just read for fun. Robert William Service – The Poet of the Yukon, said, “I may be the only living writer to have made more than $1,000,000 out of writing verse.” Have a look inside – it could be for you. Contents include sections on: Rhyme Masculine & Feminine Endings Rhythm Scansion Punctuation Alliteration Assonance Consonance Onomatopoeia Pace Tone Punch Line Limericks for Laughs & Therapy Valentine Verse Riddle Acrostic Verse for Valentine Card< Less
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