Errors In English And Ways To Correct Them: Fourth Edition

Paperback | August 4, 1993

byHarry Shaw

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An excellent guide to improving diction, punctuation, spelling, word usage, sentence structure, and grammar that uses extensive exercises and examples.

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An excellent study guide and reference book for home and office, focusing on common errors in word usage, punctuation, spelling, sentence structure and grammar. Table of Contents includes Understand What Writing Is; Preplan Everything You Write; Revise Everything You Write; Proofread Everything You Write; Guide to Grammar and Grammatic...

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An excellent guide to improving diction, punctuation, spelling, word usage, sentence structure, and grammar that uses extensive exercises and examples.

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Do frequent mistakes in English usage cause you embarrassment, impede communication, and slow down your flow of thought? With the help of this book you can use these mistakes to solve most, or all, of the everyday problems that come up in your speaking and writing. Rather than merely laying out the sometimes formidable rules and terms ...

Harry Shaw is well known as an editor, writer, lecturer, and teacher. For a number of years he was director of the Workshops in Composition at New York University and teacher of classes in advanced writing at Columbia, at both of which institutions he has done graduate work. He has worked with large groups of writers in the Washington ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.73 inPublished:August 4, 1993Publisher:HarperCollins

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ISBN - 10:0064610446

ISBN - 13:9780064610445

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An excellent study guide and reference book for home and office, focusing on common errors in word usage, punctuation, spelling, sentence structure and grammar. Table of Contents includes Understand What Writing Is; Preplan Everything You Write; Revise Everything You Write; Proofread Everything You Write; Guide to Grammar and Grammatical Usage; Guide to Correct Word Usage; Guide to Correct Sentence Structure; Guide to Correct Punctuation and Mechanics; Guide to Correct Spelling. Seven-page index.