This book contains most frequently asked questions about English including but not limited to Grammar, Vocabulary, Pronunciation and Idioms.
Some questions which are answered in the book are below:
•What is the meaning and origin of ‘wild card’ in tennis? •What is the difference between ‘scoot down’ and ‘scoot over’? •How is the word ‘lacunae’ [...]
The Cambridge Guide to English Usage is an A–Z reference book, giving an up-to-date account of the debatable issues of English usage and written style. Its advice draws a wealth of recent research and data from very large corpora of American and British English – illuminating their many divergences and also points of convergence on which international English can be based. The book comprises more than 4000 points of word meaning, spelling, grammar, [...]
This book is part of the Success in 20 minutes a Day series, a proven program, now revamped, with an eye-catching, modern design and updates throughout.This invaluable skill-building guide features:a pretest, pinpointing strengths and weaknesses; hundreds of exercises in test format for essential practice, including lessons on definitions, spelling, parts of speech, prefixes, suffixes, and more; a posttest to reveal [...]
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Excellent writing skills are essential for getting high marks on standardized tests, succeeding in a wide range of jobs, and effectively communicating with others-but writing well isn’t a skill you’re born with-it must be practiced and applied in order to achieve optimal success. Writing Skills Success in 20 Minutes a Day helps you realize that success with a simple 20-step guide to improve writing skills through quick, [...]