Good Word Guide: The fast way to correct English - spelling, punctuation, grammar and usage by Martin Manser
'In every sense, a good word guide' Times Educational Supplement 'This intelligent guide is an essential addition to the bookshelves of all readers and writers' Good Book Guide Our language is changing faster than ever before. Modern communications are breaking down distinctions between formal and informal English, raising ever more questions as to how to speak and write correctly. This fully updated edition of the bestselling Good Word Guide offers information and advice on spelling, grammar, punctuation, pronunciation, confusables and the latest buzzwords and provides clear, straightforward answers to everyday language problems. This edition contains a new feature: 'Your Turn' sections - new interactive quizzes for the reader to test their own knowledge of grammar, plain English, punctuation, spelling and usage - a perfect resource for language courses. Endorsed by the Plain Language Commission.