Language : speech and writing

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Macmillan of Canada, 1978 - Writing - 293 pages
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Contents

The Urge and the Need to Scribble
4
The Alphabet
17
Your Handwriting
28
Print Adding to the Message
37
Writing in Todays and Tomorrows World
47
Sentences in Conversation
53
Dialogue
63
Voices on Paper
64
What ls Punctuation?
158
Special Kinds of Type
171
Obligatory Uses of the Comma
179
The Semicolon
187
Summary
194
The Apostrophe and the Hyphen
203
Your Typewriter
210
How lmportant ls Spelling?
216

The Comma Fault
72
A Summary
85
Chapter 3
91
Exploring Your World AND Yourself
102
Unity
119
A Guide for Revision
124
Chapter 4
135
The Body of the Letter
144
Some Special Problems with English Spelling
223
Learning the System
232
Some Patterns in English Spelling
239
Prefixes Suffixes and Spelling
251
Words That Look Alike
257
Capital Letters
264
Some Special Problems in English Spelling for People Who Also Know French
275
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