Dr. Mary Ellen Guffey's "Business English, 10th Edition", makes students into successful communicators in any business arena with its proven grammar instruction and supporting in-text and online resources. The market leader in grammar and mechanics since its first publication, "Business English" uses a three-tiered approach to break topics into manageable units, and give you flexibility in planning your course. Packed with insights from more than thirty years of classroom experience in business communications, "Business English" also includes access to the author's new premier website, where instructors and students will find a vast array of resources for building language skills, including all-new, interactive, reinforcement exercises.
Table of Contents
UNIT I: LAYING A FOUNDATION. 1. Reference Skills. 2. Parts of Speech. 3. Sentences: Elements, Variety, Patterns, Types, Faults. UNIT II: KNOWING THE NAMERS. 4. Nouns. 5. Possessive Nouns. 6. Personal Pronouns. 7. Pronouns and Antecedents. UNIT III: SHOWING THE ACTION. 8. Verbs: Kinds, Voices, Moods. 9. Verb Tenses and Parts. 10. Subject-Verb Agreement. UNIT IV: MODIFYING AND CONNECTING WORDS. 11. Modifiers: Adjectives and Adverbs. 12. Prepositions. 13. Conjunctions. UNIT V: PUNCTUATING SENTENCES. 14. Commas. 15. Semicolons and Colons. 16. Other Punctuation. UNIT VI: WRITING WITH STYLE. 17. Capitalization. 18. Numbers. Appendices. A. Developing Spelling Skills. B. Developing Vocabulary Skills. C. Reference Guide to Document Formats. Self-Help Exercises. Answers to Self-Help Exercises. Index.