Updated and expanded from one of the most popular grammar sites on the web, this book provides a modern guide to English usage for the 21st century. With topics arranged alphabetically and written in an enjoyable and readable tone, The English Language: A Useras Guide will help students and writers understand the nature of the language, explaining the 'why' of the rules as well as what constitutes good grammar and style. Going beyond the prescriptive wrong /right examples, Jack Lynch includes examples of weak/strong, good/better, disputed/preferred, and informal/formal usage.A Usera#39;s Guide Jack Lynch. Examples: Disputed: She doesna#39;t know if shea#39;ll be able to make it. ... I have to express my distaste here: impact should remain a noun; a proposal can have an impact, but cannot impact ... Especially in crucial parts of your texta say, the first paragraph of a paper, or in the title of an articlea you want to be as precise as possible. Some examples of bad thesis statements: aThe idea of money is important in Defoea#39;s 104 The English Language: A Usera#39;s Guideanbsp;...
|Title||:||The English Language|
|Publisher||:||Hackett Publishing - 2015-01-02|