Amazon book downloads for ipad The Times Style Guide: An authoritative guide to English usage (English Edition)

The Times Style Guide: An authoritative guide to English usage

The Times Style Guide: An authoritative guide to English usage

by The Times

Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 9780008146177
Pages: 272
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 7 Mb
Date posting: 2021-05-10
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An indispensable tool for writers, editors, and proofreaders alike from the journalists on the Times. Royal Family or royal family? Front-runner or front runner? Assure or ensure? Affect or effect? Even the most sophisticated writers of English will run up against these and many similar problems in the quest for clear, elegant, and grammatical writing. The Times Style and Usage Guide answers these and hundreds of other usage conundrums with a comprehensive collection of entries designed to sweep the minefield of the English language. Although no literary straitjacket, this authoritative guide is the foundation of correct English usage for all Times journalists and contributors and can provide the user with a benchmark style, the essential ingredient of all well-written English.