By Angela M. Burt

ISBN-10: 0748711228

ISBN-13: 9780748711222

Potent use of punctuation is a crucial ability for all those that write (or type), in case you will quickly be taking examinations and for all those who find themselves studying or utilizing the language. offers a convenient, trustworthy and specific textbook consultant and an invaluable reference resource. Serves as a useful spouse to the author's A advisor to higher Grammar and A consultant to raised Spelling. The workbook is meant for sophistication use and person learn. there's a complete clarification of every aspect, and routines are set at every one level to augment the reader's realizing.

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Under the heading 'watch' in the Concise Oxford Dictionary, for example, you will find: 1,400 city smokers died last year EXETER has the second lowest figures for smoking-related deaths in the country. But last year 1,400 people still died in the area because of their ad­ diction to the evil weed. 102 And local Community Physician, Dr Dilwyn Morgan, says the current figures cannot be a cause for com­ placency. e. e. e. ) 103 Sometimes the instruction to write as one word or two words is not always so clear.

Of course, I was forgetting, Muriel's daughter introduced you at the Adamsons party. Yes, isn't she overpowering! One of lifes leaders. Too true. She's President of the Philatelists' Club, Chairman of the Townswomens' Guild, Vice Chairman of the Birdwatchers Circle and Secretary of the Disabled Children's Society. Exercise 69 Use apostrophes where necessary. 1) Mr Harriss son is the brides first cousin. She's never at home, you know. She's always on the go, never a moment's peace. Not really one of my friends though.

My cousin - a dancer with the Royal Ballet Company hopes very much to attend his 18th birthday party. My cousin (a dancer with the Royal Ballet Company) hopes very much to attend his 18th birthday party. • Square brackets are very convenient if you wish to add a comment of your own during the course of a quotation: Tribes of emerald-green grasshoppers leaped over his [Clym's] feet, falling awkwardly on their backs, heads or hips, like unskilful acrobats . . Thomas Hardy, The Return of the Native he's to be trusted.

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