Don't Say That : A Short Guide to Becoming the Master of Your Communication
Have you ever questioned yourself about the correct way to say or write something: Is it "between he and I" or "between him and me;" "should have went earlier" or "should have gone earlier"? DON'T SAY THAT is the grammar book that refreshes your memory as you experience "aha" moments-I remember . . . Parts of Speech - Classification of words in sentences according to their grammatical function and usage Double Negatives- Using two or more "negative" words in one sentence Subject and Verb Agreement - Singular subjects with singular verbs; plural subjects with plural verbs Valerie J. Payton clarifies and creates a sense of grammar-made-easy with a closer look at simple explanations for rules in grammar, spelling, and word usage. They will sharpen communication skills in everyday conversations, meetings, speeches, and even during interviews. DON'T SAY THAT is a quick reference tool for teachers, students, secretaries, writers, and editors. The "Unforgettable Tips" and "Try It Yourself" exercises make it ideal for English Language Learners to master the proper use of nouns, pronouns, and verbs. It is a comprehensive study guide for an English class, a Writing course, and a Public Speaking training program. When you speak with great confidence, you will write with the same authority. Always be in control of your spoken words and written words with DON'T SAY THAT at your fingertips.
- Paperback | 152 pages
- 139.7 x 215.9 x 8.89mm | 254.01g
- 07 Feb 2015
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- Illustrations, black and white
About Valerie J Payton
About the Author Valerie J. Payton is an adjunct professor for the City University of New York at Borough of Manhattan Community College. She is also a Reading consultant, literacy coach, and a test-taking strategies specialist. As a freelance editor, her works include a movie script and a documentary for Hollywood's Writer and Producer Ron Lang . . . All About the Benjamins (2002). She has a B.A. in English Language Arts and an M.Ed in Reading. Valerie is a literacy advocate who affirms that speaking and writing the English language correctly should be the standard, not the exception.