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Palgrave Macmillan

The Student's Guide to Writing

Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar

Edition 3rd edition
ISBN 9780230373884
Publication Date September 2012
Formats Paperback Ebook (EPUB) Ebook (PDF) 
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
Series Palgrave Study Skills

Aimed at students wishing to improve their writing skills, this guide deals with the key basics of grammar, punctuation and spelling while also showing students how to construct a sentence, how to build a paragraph and how to structure an essay. This third edition includes an expanded 'Spot the Mistake' section.





JOHN PECK was formerly Reader in Victorian Literature at Cardiff University, UK.
MARTIN COYLE is Professor in English at Cardiff University, UK.

About this book
PART ONE: WRITING CORRECTLY
Writing a Sentence
Punctuation
Spelling
PART TWO: WRITING CONFIDENTLY
The Well-Crafted Sentence
Polished Punctuation
Spelling and Usage
PART THREE: WRITING WITH STYLE
Writing an Essay
Punctuation and Presentation
The Right Word
PART FOUR: WRITING RULES
Twenty to Remember
Spot the Mistake
A Note on Grammar

Index

Reviews

'Excellent, valuable text.' - Lorraine Shaw, Liverpool John Moores University, UK
'This book is a little gem! For anyone interested in the English Language and with a concern for proper usage, this book is a delight - a must!' - Mr Francis J. Dempsey, Galway - Mayo Institute of Technology, Ireland
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