Grammar and Style
Lapsing into a Comma
A Curmudgeon's Guide to the Many Things That Can Go Wrong in Print - And How to Avoid Them
Paperback ISBN: 0809225352
The copy chief for the Washington Post business desk offers an entertaining but practical guide to the ins and outs of modern language usage, discussing the complexities of modern style, grammar, punctuation, and trendy words, foreign terms, and web speak. Original.
The Big Red Book of Spanish Verbs
Spanish Paperback ISBN: 0071591559
BIG BOOKS are the sound choice in verbs! The Big Red Book of Spanish Verbs with CD-ROM makes it easy for you to find the word you need to know quickly and easily. Inside you will find 555 fully conjugated verbs, current idioms and expressions for each verb, extended usage examples for the Top 50 verbs, 2,500-plus verbs cross-referenced to conjugation models, and much more. The CD-ROM features extensive new audio exercises and downloadable mini-dialogs for practice in usage and review on the go! Includes one CD-ROM (PC- and Mac-compatible).
A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations
Chicago Style for Students and Researchers
Paperback ISBN: 0226823377
The author's clear, practical advice on the successful completion and submission of the student research paper is preserved in this updated new edition of the classic reference that embraces the new modes of research, writing, and source citation brought about by the Internet. Simultaneous.
Paperback ISBN: 0071456600
Valuable portable guides packed with essential foreign words and phrases This fresh new series from the language experts at Teach Yourself is just what on-the-go students, businesspeople, and travelers have been looking for. Beginning with an easy-to-read pronunciation guide, each full-color phrase book features all the phrases and sentences readers need to communicate effectively and accurately while abroad. Each Teach Yourself Phrasebook: - Covers all must-know vocabulary and phrases for typical situations, from making reservations and getting around to shopping and obtaining medical help - Includes color-coded bands for quick access to the required topic - Provides easy-to-read transliterations to help travelers with pronunciation, as well as useful travel tips - Includes “expressions you will hear”sections and a 1,000-word dictionary - Offers an appendix with abbreviations, national holidays, distances between cities, conversion tables, embassies and consultates, useful phone numbers, and common signs and notices
Woe Is I
The Grammarphobe's Guide to Better English in Plain English
Paperback ISBN: 1573226254
In a witty, non-technical guide to English grammar and style, a former editor at The New York Times Book Review reveals the underlying logic of the language with the help of hilarious examples organized according to specific problems. Reprint.