9780324058543

Business English with Electronic Study Guide

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  • ISBN13:

    9780324058543

  • ISBN10:

    0324058543

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/18/2001
  • Publisher: South-Western College Pub
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Summary

Students need both strong language and computer skills to succeed in today's information economy and digital workplace. Building on the success of previous editions, Business English, 7e, continues to provide students with a comprehensive review of English grammar fundamentals and usage. The text allows maximum flexibility for instructors to customize their course around student abilities. Each chapter has been revised to incorporate the most up-to-date Internet coverage. In addition to providing the most comprehensive Web site for business communication students, the new edition retains Mary Ellen Guffey's highly acclaimed three-level approach to teaching course concepts. This unique feature allows students and instructors to measure their progress from basic concepts to more complex language issues. A comprehensive collection of print and electronic resources helps instructors dramatically improve the language skills of their students.

Table of Contents

unit 1 Laying a Foundation 1(48)
Reference Skills
2(15)
Parts of Speech
17(12)
Sentences: Elements, Patterns, Types
29(20)
Writer's Workshop Developing Proofreading Skills
45(4)
unit 2 Knowing the Namers 49(76)
Nouns
50(17)
Possessive Nouns
67(16)
Personal Pronouns
83(18)
Pronouns and Antecedents
101(24)
Writer's Workshop Techniques for Effective Sentences
119(6)
unit 3 Showing the Action 125(84)
Verbs: Kinds, Voices, Moods
126(15)
Verb Tenses and Parts
141(22)
Verb and Subject Agreement
163(18)
Verbals
181(28)
Writer's Workshop Techniques for Effective Paragraphs
203(6)
unit 4 Modifying and Connecting Words 209(82)
Modifiers: Adjectives and Adverbs
210(19)
Prepositions
229(16)
Conjunctions to Join Equals
245(18)
Conjunctions to Join Unequals
263(28)
Writer's Workshop Memos and E-mail Messages
283(8)
unit 5 Punctuating Sentences 291(64)
Commas
292(19)
Semicolons and Colons
311(16)
Other Punctuation
327(28)
Writer's Workshop Informational Business Letters
349(6)
unit 6 Writing With Style 355
Capitalization
356
Numbers
373
Writer's Workshop Short Reports
395
appendixes
Appendix A Developing Spelling Skills
399
Appendix B Developing Vocabulary Skills
409
Appendix C Reference Guide to Document Formats
419
self-help exercises
Contents
433
Exercises
436
index
Index
507

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