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English for Careers: Business, Professional and Technical, 11th Edition

By Roberta Moore, Leila R. Smith

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Apr 8, 2013

Description

English for Careers, 11e is designed to keep pace with changing student populations and current workplace trends. Appropriate for a wide audience, it helps students acquire fluency in Standard English and understand the basic principles of grammar, punctuation and writing. Offering a warm tone and accessible presentation, it focuses on the “real-world” English skills needed to get a good job, hold a job, and advance in a career. This edition offers a new and improved instructional design, career connection features, and more real-world assignments.

Table of Contents

UNIT I: MASTERING THE ART OF GOOD WRITING

1.      References and Resources

2.      The Parts of Speech

3.      Sentence Fundamentals

 

UNIT 2: KNOWING YOUR SUBJECT

4.      Nouns: Forming Plurals

5.      Nouns: Forming Possessives

6.      Pronouns: Types and Their Uses

7.      Pronouns: Agreement and Writing Principles

 

UNIT 3: MASTERING VERBS & MODIFIERS

8.      Verbs: Types, Tenses, and Forms

9.      Subject-Verb Agreement

10.  Adjectives and Adverbs

 

UNIT 4: PERFECTING SENTENCE PUNCTUATION

11.  Punctuation: The Comma

12.  Punctuation: The Semicolon, Colon, and Other Marks

13.  Punctuation: The Fine Points

 

UNIT 5: WRITING FOR CAREER SUCCESS

14.  Polishing Your Writing

15.  Capitalization, Abbreviation, and Numbers

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Package ISBN-13: 9780133572438

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ISBN-10: 0-13-261930-X

ISBN-13: 978-0-13-261930-1

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