Business English for the 90s

Business English for the 90s

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Presented in an upbeat contemporary style, this best-selling text/workbook focuses on those aspects of grammar needed to communicate effectively in any business situation-and is updated to reflect recent usage, computer terminology, and quotes by female business leaders.show more

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  • Paperback | 463 pages
  • 215.9 x 279.4 x 25.4mm | 929.86g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • 2nd ed Annotated instructor's ed
  • 0130925942
  • 9780130925947

Table of contents

Preface. To the Student. About the Author. Assignment Sheet. Pretest. 1. Business Language and Dictionaries. 2. A Few Spelling Rules. 3. A Preview of the Parts of Speech. 4. Sentence Analysis. 5. Capitalization. 6. Plural Forms of Nouns. 7. The Use of Possessive Nouns. 8. Comment and Review. 9. Personal Pronouns. 10. Agreement of Antecedents and Pronouns. 11. Miscellaneous Pronouns at Work. 12. Verbs: Agreement and Mood. 13. Verbs in Sentences. 14. Tenses of Verbs. 15. Regular and Irregular Verbs. 16. Review of Pronouns and Verbs. 17. Verbals. 18. Modifiers of Nouns and Pronouns. 19. Special Uses of Adjectives. 20. Adverbs in Use. 21. Prepositions. 22. Connectives in Coordinate Constructions. 23. Connectives in Complex Sentences. 24. Review. 25. The Building of Sentences. 26. The Building of Sentences (continued). 27. The Writing of Numbers. 28. Uses of the Comma. 29. Uses of the Comma (continued). 30. Uses of the Comma (concluded). 31. Uses of Semicolons and Colons. 32. Review. 33. Uses of Dashes, Parentheses, and Brackets. 34. Uses of Quotation Marks, Ellipses, and Apostrophes. 35. Uses of Periods, Question Marks, and Exclamation Points. 36. The Division of Words. 37. General Vocabulary Study for Business Use. 38. Some Terms Commonly Used in Business. 39. Executives' Choice. 40. General Review. Posttest. Key Items. Glossary. Index.show more