The Right Word: Making Sense of the Words That Confuse

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The quality of your written English is your passport to both academic and career success. Whether you're a native speaker or learning English as a second language, it's very easy to get confused and make mistakes. This book is your essential guide to mastering the subtleties and becoming an expert communicator. Divided into three sections, 'The Right Word' first examines homophones, those tricky words that sound the same but are spelled differently. Entries are organised alphabetically, with meanings and examples (including colloquial ones) being given to facilitate correct use. The book then looks at words that often confuse - childish vs. childlike, incredible vs. incredulous, for example - before providing a list of the most commonly misspelled words. Keep this book by your desk as a ready reference providing instant access to superb English!

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'Affect' or 'effect'? 'Right', 'write' or 'rite'? 'Soul' or 'sole'? 'Pawn' or 'porn'? English can certainly be a confusing language, whether you're a native speaker or learning it as a second language. This is the essential reference to help people master its subtleties and avoid making mistakes. Divided into three sections, 'The Right Word' first examines homophones, those tricky words that sound the same but are spelled differently. Entries are organised alphabetically, with meanings and examples (including colloquial ones) being given to facilitate correct use. The book then looks at words that often confuse - childish vs. childlike, incredible vs. incredulous, for example - before providing a list of commonly misspelled words. It's a book that deserves a place on every bookshelf: at home, in the study and at the office.

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Elizabeth Morrison has a BA DipEd (Dist) from the University of Newcastle and has taught Professional and Media Writing in the School of Communications at Charles Sturt University.

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