Common Errors in Written English

Common Errors in Written English

By: Ian Gordon (author)Paperback

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The author's aim in this text is to highlight the most common errors in English language usage and then, methodically, to eliminate them. It contains exercises to reinforce grammatical points and emphasize correct usage.


Better spelling; "A / an" the indefinite article; "The" the definite article; one or more than one? singular and plural nouns; pronouns and possessive adjectives; capital letters when must I use them ?; getting the present (simple) tense right; words often confused 1; adjectives; adverbs; when do I need a full stop?; when do I need commas?; when do I use apostrophes?; getting the past (simple) tense right; continuous tenses; words often confused 2; speech in stories and plays; indirect (reported) speech; better spelling; "have seen" "has seen" the present perfect tense; some common connectives; better spelling; infinitive or gerund?; prepostions; phrasal verbs; "arrested" or "were arrested"; how do I set out a letter?; revision; checklists.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780333715635
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 64
  • ID: 9780333715635
  • weight: 146
  • ISBN10: 0333715632

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