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Basic Written English By Don Shiach

Basic Written English by Don Shiach

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This is an introduction to the basic rules of written English with examples, exercises and activities. It starts with a self-assessment questionnaire to establish user's strengths and weaknesses and guide him/her to appropriate chapters. Subsequent chapters tackle types of rules and conventions.

Basic Written English Summary

Basic Written English by Don Shiach

This text is an introduction to the basic rules and conventions governing the use of written English for communication and includes examples, exercises and activities. It is designed for those re-taking examinations or hoping to improve their communication skills for qualification and employment purposes. It starts with a self-assessment questionnaire to establish user's strengths and weaknesses and guide him/her to appropriate chapters. Subsequent chapters tackle various rules and conventions with each chapter including examples taken from everyday sources and a range of realistic checkpoint exercises and activities. A chapter of further activities gives additional opportunities for practice and revision. A checklist of the 250 most commonly misspelled words is provided, as are the answers to exercises and activities where appropriate.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Why does grammar matter?; self-assessment questionnaire. Part 1 The basic skills: writing in sentences; using punctuation to make your writing clear; writing in paragraphs; word power. Part 2 English at work: think about your audience; writing letters; summarizing and report-writing; using images; writing a CV; applying for jobs. Answers to checkpoint exercises and activities.

Additional information

GOR002044675
9780719570308
0719570301
Basic Written English by Don Shiach
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hodder Arnold
1996-02-01
119
N/A
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