The Student's Guide to Writing

The Student's Guide to Writing : Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar

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Aimed at students wishing to improve their writing skills, this guide deals with the key basics of grammar, punctuation and spelling while also showing students how to construct a sentence, how to build a paragraph and how to structure an essay. This third edition includes an expanded 'Spot the Mistake' section.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 184 pages
  • 137.16 x 213.36 x 10.16mm | 244g
  • Red Globe Press
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd ed. 2012
  • 184 p.
  • 0230373887
  • 9780230373884
  • 88,546

Table of contents

About this book.- PART ONE: WRITING CORRECTLY Writing a Sentence.- Punctuation.- Spelling.- PART TWO: WRITING CONFIDENTLY The Well-Crafted Sentence.- Polished Punctuation.- Spelling and Usage.- PART THREE: WRITING WITH STYLE Writing an Essay.- Punctuation and Presentation.- The Right Word.- PART FOUR: WRITING RULES Twenty to Remember.- Spot the Mistake.- A Note on Grammar.- Index.
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Review quote

'Excellent, valuable text.' - Lorraine Shaw, Liverpool John Moores University, UK 'This book is a little gem! For anyone interested in the English Language and with a concern for proper usage, this book is a delight - a must!' - Mr Francis J. Dempsey, Galway - Mayo Institute of Technology, Ireland
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About John Peck

JOHN PECK was formerly Reader in Victorian Literature at Cardiff University, UK.
MARTIN COYLE is Professor in English at Cardiff University, UK.
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