Oxford A-z of English Usage Second Edition
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All the essential information about how to use correct, appropriate English in everyday situations Up-to-date guidance on questions of English usage, based on the latest analysis of the Oxford English Corpus Over 600 entries on common language and grammar issues that people are uncertain about in handy A-Z sequence More than 20 special features on troublesome subjects such as hyphenation or Latin plurals Based on Oxford's world-leading dictionary research and contemporary language monitoring New to this edition Thoroughly revised and updated to reflect current trends in the English language Over 50 entries new to this edition, including eminent / imminent, with regard to, and feature entries on apostrophes and the use of Britain / Great Britain / the British Isles / England Readers and writers of all levels will find the Oxford A-Z of English Usage essential. Based on Oxford's world-leading dictionary research programmes and contemporary language monitoring, and giving examples of real usage, this book provides the essential information about usage and correct English that is needed in practical, everyday situations. Arranged in A-Z sequence, it contains over 680 entries on issues of spelling, grammar, meaning and PC language that confuse people (e.g. licence / license; learning difficulties / mental handicap; fewer / less). In addition, there are more than 20 special feature articles on specific topics such as hyphenation or the use of Latin plurals, as well as commonly confused terms like Britain, Great Britain, the British Isles, England. With a fresh page design, the Oxford A-Z of English Usage gives the reader immediate and easy access to answers, by means of clear and coherent explanations and illustrations. It will prove the first port of call for any reader seeking clear, authoritative help with usage questions. Readership: For everyone who needs quick and effective help with questions of usage and correct English in everyday life, whether at home, at work, at school, or at college.
- ISBN: 0199652457
- EAN: 9780199652457