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

Paperback | September 4, 2012

byJohn Peck, Martin Coyle

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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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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.

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

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:184 pages, 8.51 × 5.5 × 0.38 inPublished:September 4, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230373887

ISBN - 13:9780230373884

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PART ONE: WRITING CORRECTLY Writing a sentencePunctuationSpelling

PART TWO: WRITING CONFIDENTLYThe well-crafted sentence Polished punctuationSpelling and usagePART THREE: WRITING WITH STYLE Writing an essay Punctuation and presentationThe right word

A note on grammar Twenty to rememberSpot the mistakeIndex

Editorial Reviews

'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