McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 1997 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 208 pages
[This] is a guide to the grammar, punctuation, and usage skills you need to write clearly and effectively. [The book first] presents [sixteen] key skills - the ones most likely to matter in your writing [and then] review[s each one of them]. In short, [this book] will help you ... learn the core of rules you need to write with competence and confidence. -Back cover.
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Sixteen Basic Skills
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