Oxford English Survival Kit

Oxford English Survival Kit

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Bundled together for the first time, and at a great discount, the Oxford A-Z of Grammar and Punctuation and the Oxford A-Z of Spelling offer all the advice you need on the key aspects of English for everyday writing in all kinds of situations; whether in the office, at home, or at school. This package offers a quick reference tool, and will help make real improvements to your spelling and grammar. The Oxford A-Z of Grammar and Punctuation explains basic terms such as 'split infinitive', 'participle', and 'adverb'; entries also discuss whether to use 'may or might', and 'it's or its'. This volume gives you quick and easy access to the answers to these, and many other, questions of grammar. It offers clear and coherent explanations and illustrations across a broad range of topics, and is the first port of call for everyone looking for clear, authoritative help with grammar and punctuation. The Oxford A-Z of Spelling will help you spell confidently, know the difference between easily confusable words, add endings, and make plurals. This easy to use A-Z guide does what no spellchecker can do: it gives you immediate access not only to individual word spellings but also to general rules that will help you develop good spelling. The book covers topics such as how to use apostrophes and hyphens, and the differences between British and American spelling in simple and helpful terms. Together, these companion volumes are all you will need to write excellent clear English for a wide range of situations.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 319 pages
  • 111 x 174mm | 315g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 0192806653
  • 9780192806659