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Useful to both students of Standard English in schools and colleges as well as learners of English as a foreign language. This book explains common mistakes in English and how to... Read more
Useful to both students of Standard English in schools and colleges as well as learners of English as a foreign language. This book explains common mistakes in English and how to correct your use of the language. Useful to both students of Standard English in schools and colleges as well as learners of English as a foreign language. This book explains English in contemporary use.
Better English Usage Paperback edition by Betty Kirkpatrick
How vocabulary changes in English; Changes in grammar; split infinitives; punctuation; irregular nouns; common problems in English and how to surmount them; verbs; sexism in English and how to avoid it; homophones; words that sound the same but are different.
Betty Kirkpatrick is a graduate of Edinburgh University and has a long career in reference publishing. She has edited Chambers Twentieth Century Dictonary, Roget's Thesaurus and many other reference books that include Bloomsbury's Encarta Dictionary.
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