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Essentials of English Essentials of English

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Updated and expanded, this popular writer's style manual covers the basics of effective communication. It includes rules of English grammar and sentence structure, punctuation, word usage in correct contexts, and advice on adapting one's writing style to different assignments, both for classroom and business use. In classrooms the program contained in this book can ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published September 1st 2000 by Barron's Educational Series (first published January 1st 1973)
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Colleen
Dec 31, 2012 Colleen rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Most writing handbooks have the same content, so I couldn't get five-star excited about this book, but I really liked the organization of the book, and like that it included not just grammar and punctuation, but it worked through writing coherent sentences, paragraphs, essays, resumes, and even manuscript formatting. If I could replace the department-mandated books I currently use in my writing classes, I would--not only would it be cheaper for my students, but it would be easier for them to ...more
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