Canadian A to Z of Grammar, Spelling, and Punctuation by Katherine BarberCanadian A to Z of Grammar, Spelling, and Punctuation by Katherine Barber

Canadian A to Z of Grammar, Spelling, and Punctuation

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In a handy, pocket-sized edition, The Canadian A to Z of Grammar, Spelling, and Punctuation offers advice on over 1,000 of the most common language errors in a clear and eye-catching format. The A to Z includes: simple solutions for bad grammar, over 150 writing tips for usage problems,conjugations of over 300 irregular verbs; explanations on the use of punctuation marks and capitalization with multiple examples; easy-to-understand definitions and examples for the most important grammar terms; and spelling help that no computer spell-checker can provide, including distinguishingbetween over 600 easily confused words. Through extensive ongoing research, the authors, Oxford University Press Canada's Canadian dictionary editors, identify the most common grammar, spelling, and punctuation problems and provide practical solutions. Entries are arranged alphabetically for easy lookup. A special feature focusing on themost commonly misspelled word solves the difficulty of finding a word for those who don't already know the correct spelling. As a resource at home, at work, or in school, it will help anyone to use English correctly, confidently, and successfully.

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Raised in Winnipeg, Katherine Barber attended the University of Winnipeg and the University of Ottawa. Her first job working on a dictionary was with the Bilingual Canadian Dictionary project at the University of Ottawa. In 1991, she was recruited by Oxford University Press to head up their newly-created Canadian dictionary department...
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Title:Canadian A to Z of Grammar, Spelling, and PunctuationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 7 × 4.31 × 0.45 inPublished:February 15, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Are you a JOURNO student? You need this! This is the most helpful book for any journalism student, and especially if you go to Carleton. Profs swear by it, editors look to it, and you will use it even after you graduate just to prove something to friend. A definite buy!
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