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Business English for the 21st Century

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ISBN-10: 0130992755

ISBN-13: 9780130992758

Edition: 3rd 2003

Authors: Patricia T. Ellison, Robert Barry

List price: $97.00
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Description:

For college and business school courses in Business English and Composition. This comprehensive grammar book helps students develop a clear, concise writing style and serves as a reference for grammar and usage. Business English for the 21st Century offers business students and their instructors concise explanations and solid practice for every useful, critical grammar usage and vocabulary concept. Providing simple explanations of often frustrating language problems, this student-friendly text is designed to help students communicate more effectively in the ever-changing world of business.
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Book details

List price: $97.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 5/28/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 460
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

Business Language and Dictionaries
A Few Spelling Rules
A Preview of the Parts of Speech
Sentence Analysis
Capitalization
Plural Forms of Nouns
The Use of Possessive Nouns
Comment and Review
Personal Pronouns
Agreement of Antecedents and Pronouns
Miscellaneous Pronouns at Work
Verbs: Agreement and Mood
Verbs in Sentences
Tenses of Verbs
Regular and Irregular Verbs
Review of Pronouns and Verbs
Verbals
Modifiers of Nouns and Pronouns
Special Uses of Adjectives
Adverbs in Use
Prepositions
Connectives in Coordinate Constructions
Connectives in Complex Sentences
Review
Building Sentences—What to Work Toward
Building Sentences—What to Avoid
The Writing of Numbers
Uses of the Comma
Uses of the Comma (continued)
Uses of the Comma (concluded)
Uses of Semicolons and Colons
Review
Uses of Dashes, Parentheses, and Brackets
Uses of Quotation Marks, Ellipses, and Apostrophes
Uses of Periods, Question Marks, and Exclamation Points
The Division of Words
General Vocabulary Study for Business Use
Some Terms Commonly Used in Business
Executives' Choice
General Review
Posttest
Key Items
Glossary
Index
Author's Comments
Testing Material
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