Business English for the 21st Century

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9780130826671: Business English for the 21st Century

For college and business school courses in Business English and Composition. This comprehensive grammar book helps students develop a clear, concise writing style and serves as a reference for grammar and usage.* NEW - New exercises - Features sentences from current writings about business topics such as team building, electronic job posting, personal computer upgrades, and business travel. * Provides students with practical applications of grammar rules as well as insight into real world business communications. * NEW - Watching the Web segments - A collection of usage and spelling errors found on the web over the past year. * Gives students a "change of pace" from traditional textbook exercises by engaging them in an amusing and instructive scavenger hunt for real-life mistakes. * NEW - Restructured chapters on sentence building - One chapter now focuses on bad habits to avoid; one chapter now focuses on good habits to adopt. * Teaches students proper approaches so they become a part of everyday usage. Ex. Chapters 25 and 26 * NEW - Multimedia Study Guide on Companion Web Site and on CD-ROM. * Provides students and instructors with a complete Distance Learning Package. * NEW - Complete revision of Transparency Masters in AIE - Two transparency masters for each chapter: one exercise and one summary. * Coordinates support materials consistently with every chapter. * NEW - Updated Test Item File available as new Prentice Hall Test Manager for WINDOWS. * Reduces instructors test preparation time. * NEW - Distance Learning Package - All chapter features are linked to the web site and include new and original Editing Passage Exercises, Questions for Discussion on Message Board, and Internet links. * Gives instructors a "ready-to-use" distance learning package. * Simple explanations of often frustrating language problems. * Helps students learn effectively. * Use of short chapters to give concepts in do-able doses - Separate, thorough chapters on each discrete area of grammar and usage, from punctuation to word choice to sentence building. * Aids student retention and builds on previously learned skills. * Review Chart for students to complete for each review chapter. * Provides self-assessment so students can judge their own progress. Ex. Chapters 8, 16, 24, 32, and 40 * Word Tip from the Real World - Vignettes from business people who tell the truth about language expectations for graduates. * Demonstrates to students the importance of good written communication skills in the business world.

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Presented in an upbeat, contemporary style, this best-selling text focuses on those aspects of grammar needed to communicate effectively in any business situation. Arranged in 40 lesson- length chapters with worksheets, it focuses on dictionary study, punctuation, and word usage, and features an abundance of lively examples, scenarios, and exercises. The emphasis throughout is on those rules and recommendations that have direct application in the business community today and that no astute businessman or businesswoman can afford to ignore.

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A comprehensive grammar book that gives user-friendly access to the most frequently needed information. Simple explanations of often frustrating language problems. Word Tip from the Real World. Review Chart for readers to complete for each review chapter. Watching the Web segments, a collection of usage and spelling errors found on the web over the past year. For anyone in business who will need to communicate with others.

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