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English for Careers, 11e is designed to keep pace with changing student populations and current workplace trends. Appropriate for a wide audience, it helps students acquire fluency in Standard English and understand the basic principles of grammar, punctuation and writing. Offering a warm tone and accessible presentation, it focuses on the “real-world” English skills needed to get a good job, hold a job, and advance in a career. This edition offers a new and improved instructional design, career connection features, and more real-world assignments.
Table of Contents
UNIT I: MASTERING THE ART OF GOOD WRITING
1. References and Resources
2. The Parts of Speech
3. Sentence Fundamentals
UNIT 2: KNOWING YOUR SUBJECT
4. Nouns: Forming Plurals
5. Nouns: Forming Possessives
6. Pronouns: Types and Their Uses
7. Pronouns: Agreement and Writing Principles
UNIT 3: MASTERING VERBS & MODIFIERS
8. Verbs: Types, Tenses, and Forms
9. Subject-Verb Agreement
10. Adjectives and Adverbs
UNIT 4: PERFECTING SENTENCE PUNCTUATION
11. Punctuation: The Comma
12. Punctuation: The Semicolon, Colon, and Other Marks
13. Punctuation: The Fine Points
UNIT 5: WRITING FOR CAREER SUCCESS
14. Polishing Your Writing
15. Capitalization, Abbreviation, and Numbers