Business English with Infotrac

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-02-10
  • Publisher: South-Western College Pub
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Students need both strong language and computer skills to succeed in today's information economy and digital workplace. Building on thesuccess of previous editions, Business English, 7e, continues to provide students with a comprehensive review of English grammarfundamentals and usage. The text allows maximum flexibility for instructors to customize their course around student abilities. Eachchapter has been revised to incorporate the most up-to-date Internet coverage. In addition to providing the most comprehensive Web sitefor business communication students, the new edition retains Mary Ellen Guffey's highly acclaimed three-level approach to teachingcourse concepts. This unique feature allows students and instructors to measure their progress from basic concepts to more complexlanguage issues.

Table of Contents

Laying a Foundationp. 1
Reference Skillsp. 2
Parts of Speechp. 18
Sentences: Elements, Patterns, Typesp. 32
Knowing the Namersp. 51
Nounsp. 52
Possessive Nounsp. 69
Personal Pronounsp. 87
Pronouns and Antecedentsp. 105
Showing the Actionp. 129
Verbs: Kinds, Voices, Moodsp. 130
Verb Tenses and Partsp. 145
Verb and Subject Agreementp. 166
Verbalsp. 183
Modifying and Connecting Wordsp. 211
Modifiers: Adjectives and Adverbsp. 212
Prepositionsp. 230
Conjunctions That Join Equalsp. 245
Conjunctions That Join Unequalsp. 260
Punctuating Sentencesp. 285
Commasp. 286
Semicolons and Colonsp. 305
Other Punctuationp. 322
Writing With Stylep. 351
Capitalizationp. 352
Numbersp. 369
Developing Spelling Skillsp. 395
Developing Vocabulary Skillsp. 405
Reference Guide to Document Formatsp. 415
Self-Help Exercises
Contentsp. 429
Exercisesp. 432
Indexp. 505
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