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How Not to Write Terence Denman

How Not to Write

Terence Denman

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ISBN : 9781594740718
Hardcover
160 pages
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In a fast-paced workplace, where emails fly at lightning speed, precision and brevity are essential for good communication. But all too often we let spell-checkers do the dirty work—because many of us have forgotten the simple grammar rules weMoreIn a fast-paced workplace, where emails fly at lightning speed, precision and brevity are essential for good communication. But all too often we let spell-checkers do the dirty work—because many of us have forgotten the simple grammar rules we learned in school.In How Not to Write, Terence Denman, instructor with the U.K.-based Plain English Campaign, sets out the top 10 grammar myths and the 10 grammar rules to live and work by. Readers will learn to:•  Position prepositions•  Chop off unwanted auxiliaries•  Root out passivity•  Eliminate extraneous adjectives•  Punctuate with impunityWith a breezy, wry, and accessible tone that never scols but always enlightens, How Not to Write is an indispensible guide to clear, concise, and correct language in the workplace.