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The Cambridge guide to English usage

Author: Pam Peters
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A reference guide to modern English language usage covers word meaning, spelling, grammar, and punctuation, and provides guidance on issues such as grammatical terminology, inclusive language, and effective writing and argument.
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Genre/Form: Wörterbuch (Sprachwörterbuch)
Wörterbuch
Dictionaries
Dictionnaires
Named Person: Englisch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Pam Peters
ISBN: 052162181X 9780521621816
OCLC Number: 55971476
Description: xi, 608 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: A-Z entries --
International phonetic alphabet symbols for English sounds --
Geological eras --
Perpetual calendar 1901-2008 --
International System of Units (SI Units) --
Interconversion tables for metric and imperial measures --
Selected proofreading marks --
Formats and styles for letters, memos and e-mail --
Layout for envelopes --
Currencies of the world.
Responsibility: Pam Peters.
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