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Scientific English : a guide for scientists and other professionals

Author: Robert A Day
Publisher: Phoenix, AZ : Oryx Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explains the principles and style of scientific writing in the English language.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Day, Robert A., 1924-
Scientific English.
Phoenix, AZ : Oryx Press, 1992
(OCoLC)645819824
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert A Day
ISBN: 0897747224 9780897747226
OCLC Number: 25631082
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 125 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Principles of scientific writing --
Style of scientific writing --
The English language --
Grammar --
Words --
Naming worlds (nouns and pronouns) --
Action words (verbs) --
Descriptive words (adjectives, adverbs, and articles) --
Function words (conjunctions, prepositions, and interjections) --
Prefixes and suffixes --
Phrases --
Clauses --
Sentences --
Paragraphs --
Voice, person, and tense --
Punctuation --
Redundancies and jargon --
Abbreviations and acronyms --
Language sensitivities.
Responsibility: by Robert A. Day.

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This handbook covers grammatical errors that are most likely to occur and most often overlooked. The author discusses problems in punctuation, word selection, tenses, sentence structure, prefixes and  Read more...

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