English for Careers : Business, Professional, and Technical

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  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-01-01
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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KEY BENEFIT: Designed to keep pace with current workplace needs and the emerging 21st century culture, this book offers a lively, accessible, and user-friendly alternative for the many (including those with poor English skills) who dread the thought of barebones traditional grammar and communication instruction and its overkill of rules.KEY TOPICS: With a focus onreal-worldEnglish skills that contribute to good workplace communication, this book emphasizes principles that reflect the oral and written communication of today's Standard English, as used by well-informed people.MARKET: For office managers, accountants, executives, office personnel department heads and sales people

Table of Contents

Word Power
Weather or Knot
Ain't is in the Dictionary
Grammar for Grownups
Apples, Tigers and Swahili
Be Kind to Substitutes
Looking for the Action
Words that Describe
The Taming of the Apostrophe
Secret Life of a Sentence Revealed
The Pauses that Refresh
Punctuation Potpourri
Getting Your Act Together
Take Your Show on the Road
Pop Quizzes
Spelling & Vocabulary for Careers
Final Rehearsal
Mini Reference Manual
Recap & Replay Answers
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