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Author: Kara Murray
Publisher: New York : Rosen Publishing, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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We live in a fast-paced world. Time is tighter than ever, and we're always looking for shortcuts-even in writing! Language students will learn all about abbreviations: why we use them, how we use them, and when and where they're appropriate. The text covers a variety of abbreviations, from date and time to places and names. Internet and texting abbreviations are covered, too, but with a friendly reminder of when  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Murray, Kara.
Abbreviations.
New York : Rosen Publishing, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kara Murray
ISBN: 9781477773673 1477773673
OCLC Number: 1024274619
Description: 1 online resource (26 pages)
Contents: What does that stand for? --
Shortened titles --
Telling time --
Tackling the calendar --
Coping places --
Abbreviations for addresses --
Abbreviated names --
Using abbreviations to measure --
Everyday abbreviations.

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We live in a fast-paced world. Time is tighter than ever, and we're always looking for shortcuts-even in writing! Language students will learn all about abbreviations: why we use them, how we use them, and when and where they're appropriate. The text covers a variety of abbreviations, from date and time to places and names. Internet and texting abbreviations are covered, too, but with a friendly reminder of when they should be used. This title features a quiz question on every spread, with answers found at the end of the book. Fun graphic organizers and eye-catching images round out the text,

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