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Cengage Advantage Books: When Words Collide (with Student Workbook),9780495901440
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Cengage Advantage Books: When Words Collide (with Student Workbook)

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Wadsworth Publishing
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Kessler and McDonald's WHEN WORDS COLLIDE is praised by students for its straightforward and clear-almost conversational-presentation of grammar. This versatile grammar and usage handbook will work for you as a beginning student and as you continue as a media writer. It provides concise, clear explanations and examples, as well as quick and accurate answers to grammar or usage questions. The unique 'from writer to writer' perspective guides you through the writing process.

Table of Contents

gmr: CWOT?
Ten Little Secrets, Ten Big Mistakes
The Sentence
Power and Precision: It Begins with the Verb
The Rest of the Crew
Are We in Agreement?
Punctuation: Graceful Movements, Confident Stops
Clarity and Conciseness
Appropriate and Sensitive Language
Topical Guide to Grammar and Word Use
Homonyms, Homophones, Spell-Checks, Oh My!
Irregular (Make That Troublesome) Verb Forms
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