Summary and Info
An amusing and accessible guide to the basics of the language, teaching users to write correct and unambiguous English in any situation, business or personal A poor command of English is a considerable obstacle in almost every walk of life, from conducting business to dealing with everyday problems. This book teaches readers the simple rules and tricks that will help anyone to master the language. Rather than a guide to everything one would ever want to know about the language, it is a basic companion to the nuts and bolts, designed to help native and non-native speakers alike to speak and write with clarity and precision. The book offers advice on many different areas including the writing of letters, reports, and other texts, where it is often vital to convey meaning and purpose simply and clearly. It also includes sections on sentences, parts of speech, punctuation, and common pitfalls to avoid.
More About the Author
Michelle Delio is a freelance writer whose articles have appeared in Wired News, InfoWorld, and MIT Technology Review.