Check It Again!-Book One


License: Freeware
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Op. System: Windows XP/2000/98
Last updated: 2012-07-15
File size: 2.62 MB
Publisher: English Banana
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"It seems that almost everyone has read The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown. But would you have picked up the book let alone bought it if the title on the cover had been spelled The Da Vinci Cod? Even though the entire contents of the book may have been mistake-free in terms of spelling and grammar, the misspelled title on the cover would have put off the majority of people from buying it. Why? Because it's wrong. Everyone knows that the correct title is The Da Vinci Code. There is general agreement about the spelling of the word 'Code'. "If the title wasn't spelled right, how could you be sure that the rest of the book wasn't also full of mistakes? We need to have confidence that what we are reading is right. We all make mistakes when writing English. Some of them can be spotted if we Take Time to check our work. Other mistakes are made because our spelling skills need improving or there is a lack of understanding about certain areas of use in grammar; for example when and how to use a comma. "All of the examples in this book are adapted from actual examples of English that I have spotted during the past twelve months. This is English as written by people who speak and write English as their first language (and, no doubt in many cases, their only language). Educated people. People who have, in most cases, enjoyed as many as sixteen years of full-time education. People who have been to university and graduated with first- and second-class degrees. People who have achieved high-paying jobs in advertising and marketing without ever really fully understanding the possessive role of the apostrophe..."

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