A practical guide and reference to improve the use of English in everyday life.
This classic book by Brian Phythian has been updated and simplified to make it accessible and relevant to today's readers. Never has the ability to express yourself well - in job interviews and presentations as well as in the writing of letters and reports - been more important. With an analysis of how English is used in a wide variety of contexts, ranging from the simple transmission of factual material (including journalism and advertising) to the sophisticated use of language in creative writing, this book will help you to improve your ability to express yourself clearly and correctly in both spoken and written English.
NOT GOT MUCH TIME?
One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.
Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the authors' many years of experience.
Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.
EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE
Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of correct English.
FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER
Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.
Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.