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1001 Commonly Misspelled Words : What Your Spell Checker Won't Tell You - Robert Magnan

1001 Commonly Misspelled Words

What Your Spell Checker Won't Tell You

Paperback

Published: 20th June 2000
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The English language is full of spellings which look right but are dead wrong. Add in those infuriating sound-alikes (like they're, their, and there), which computer spell checkers usually don't catch, and it's no wonder that people are often embarrassed by misspellings.

This handy book changes all that. Organized phonetically, readers can look up words without having to know how to spell them correctly. Phonetics is the most popular method used to teach spelling, but few books for adults use this time-proven technique. Useful memory shortcuts ("there's a rat in separate") and short definitions of tricky words further help misspellers to fix common errors. The result is a painless approach to 100% correct spelling, a hallmark of literacy that still matters in today's knowledgeable -- oops, make that knowledgeable -- world.

English can be a language full of spellings that look right but are dead wrong
Toss in those infuriating sound-alikes (they're/their/there, its/it's, except/accept), which computer spell checkers usually don't catch, and it's no wonder that 99% of us are often embarassed and undermined by unwitting typos
If you have ever searched for a world in a dictionary and have not been able to find it or if you are at a loss about a word, good news: you've just picked up the book that promises to be the single most invaluable resource on your desk
1001 Commonly Misspelled Wordsis organized phonetically, enabling readers to look up words without having to know how to spell them (look up, for example, illusive, and find the correct spelling: elusive) also packed with excellent memeory shortcuts ("there's a rat in separate"),1001 Commonly Misspelled Wordsis a wonderfully painless solution to spelling maladies
Because when it comes down to it, the art of corret spelling is a crucial ingredient for getting ahead in today's knowledgeable - er, knowledgeable - world
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ISBN: 9780071357364
ISBN-10: 007135736X
Series: Business Books
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 278
Published: 20th June 2000
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.4  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.43
Edition Number: 1