Australian Handbook for Writers and Editors

Australian Handbook for Writers and Editors : Grammar, Usage and Punctuation

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What is a dangling modifier? When should you use `that and when should you use `which? When is a sentence not a sentence? Find the answers to these and many other questions about language and its use in the Australian Handbook for Writers and Editors. Whether you are a Professional Writing student, practicing writer or editor, student studying English or English Language or someone wanting to tighten your grasp on grammar, this book is a rich resource. The Handbook provides a comprehensive coverage of the principles of grammar and punctuation, and the practice of common usage by providing: clear definitions and explanations; examples of correct and incorrect use; practice exercises with answers; extension exercises; a review exercise at the end of each section; an editing checklist; a list of recommended references; a glossary of terms.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • Mona Vale, Australia
  • 4th edition
  • 1921606495
  • 9781921606496
  • 69,282

Table of contents



Part A: Parts of Speech

Part B: Parts of a Sentence

Part C: Common Grammatical Errors

Part D; Sentence Errors

Part E: Editing for Punctuation

Checklist for Writers and Editors

Glossary of Terms

Recommended References

Answers to Practice Exercises

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About Margaret McKenzie

Margaret McKenzie, BA, Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing, taught the Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing at Holmesglen Institute of TAFE and CAE in Melbourne. She taught in secondary schools for many years and was the co-author of two secondary grammar texts - English Skills Builder Book 1 and English Skills Builder Book 2 (Oxford University Press)
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