Many professional people in science and technology have an excellent command of their technical subject, but have difficulty in expressing their knowledge in simple, accurate English. Good Style explains the tactics that can be used to write technical material in a coherent, readable style. The book discusses in detail the choices of vocabulary, phrasing and sentence structure. Each piece of advice is supported by many examples of writing [...]
Knowing the rules of grammar never goes out of style.
Now readers can brush up on their writing skills with just one book. This guide covers the gamut of grammar and style topics, including nouns and pronouns; tense, mood, and voice as expressed through verbs; subject and verb agreement in complete sentences; commas, colons, and semicolons; ellipses and other marks; parenthesis and brackets; capitalization; numbers and signs; spelling; [...]
Teach Yourself Grammar and Style in 24 Hours is a straightforward guide to everything from basic nouns and verbs to expressing clear thought in writing. Based on the proven Teach Yourself formula, the authors will construct 24 1-hour lessons on grammar and style that build sequentially. Since grammar and style work together, readers can see how one chapter affects the next as they progress.
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