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The Oxford Guide to Writing and Speaking By John Seely

The Oxford Guide to Writing and Speaking
by John Seely

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A guide for everyone who needs to communicate in clear and effective English, both written and spoken, this title combines practical, easy-reference chapters with advice on specific writing or speaking tasks with more detailed, self-help chapters covering grammar, spelling and the writing process itself.
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The Oxford Guide to Writing and Speaking by John Seely

The Oxford Guide to Writing and Speaking is the essential guide for everyone who needs to communicate in clear and effective English, both written and spoken. In the first section on communicating in everyday life, chapters cover everything from writing email and faxes to giving presentations and preparing reports. John Seely also offers guidance on understanding the demands of particular audiences, subjects, and situations. With guidelines and exercises, this book will help you to tailor your message and language accordingly. A section on the English language gives authoritative advice on grammar, vocabulary, spelling, and punctuation to ensure that communication is accurate as well as appropriate. A final section examines the process of writing itself, including planning and research, drafting, and using technology. The Oxford Guide to Writing and Speaking is designed to be practical and user-friendly, with boxed exercises, guidelines, and examples. A glossary and index make the volume easy to use and simple to navigate. This is the most comprehensive guide to using English for effective communication available; it covers an unrivalled range of situations and requirements.

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Table of Contents


HOW TO USE THIS BOOK; SECTION A: COMMUNICATING IN EVERYDAY LIFE; SECTION B: GETTING THE MESSAGE ACROSS; SECTION C: THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE; SECTION D: THE PROCESS OF WRITING; REFERENCE SECTION; INDEX

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GOR000951047
The Oxford Guide to Writing and Speaking by John Seely
John Seely
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
2000-06-08
320
0192801090
9780192801098
N/A
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