At only 72 pages," English Simplified, 11/e" is a perfect resource for writers desiring a concise, inexpensive grammar handbook for comprehensive coverage of grammar, punctuation, mechanics, spelling, and word choice. The book also offers the latest updates on documentation style, and material on note-taking, source evaluation, and avoiding plagiarism. Concise and inexpensive.Goes beyond mechanics to include easy-to-read tables that clarify verb tenses and forms, the latest updates on documentation style, and material on note-taking, source evaluation, and avoiding plagiarism. Emphasis onthe 3 most common sentence-level errors helps students avoid the most common grammatical pitfalls-comma splices, fused sentences, and fragments. Latest updates on documentation style, and material on note-taking, source evaluation, and avoiding plagiarism. An exercise book (available separately) offers the opportunity to practice what is learned.
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