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This short and thorough book teaches students how to proofread - what to look for, how to use proofreader's marks and how to interpret such marks on edited copy. It can most effectively be used as a supplemental text in a word processing or applications course, or in office procedures, transcription, business English, or communications courses. Features: * A logical step-by-step presentation of the proofreading process helps students understand the methodical nature of proofreading. * The book covers proofreader's marks and contains numerous examples of how they're used. * Each proofreading concept is immediately reinforced with practices and examples of edited copy and final copy. * Introduction and review of English essentials reinforces related proofreading concepts. * Realistic business documents and examples bring the material to the real world. * End-of-unit activities include a Check Yourself for student practice, several applications activities covering that unit's concepts, and one cumulative reinforcement activity. * Answer keys to practices provide students with immediate feedback. * The took of the text is clean and uncluttered, with effective use of a second color and highlighted information within boxes throughout the book. New to this edition: * The Second Edition contains more specific information on word processing functions and features, enabling students to relate to their computers regardless of the word processing software they're using. * A greater variety of types of documents for proofreading practice are included in the Second Edition. * Examples and wording are updated to reflect current, real world practice.
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Book Description Thomson Learning, 1988. Condition: Fair. Ships from Reno, NV. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Seller Inventory # GRP90040421