The Queen's English


What is good English, and why do we need it?The Queen's English shows how the English language, used properly, has great power to instruct, move and entertain people, but used incorrectly, can lead to a lack of clarity and confusion. This book informs in a light-hearted way, reminding readers how to use the basics of grammar, punctuation and spelling, as well as further teaching them new tips and tricks of style, rhetoric, vocabulary and the use of foreign phrases, to give their writing and speech a stylish and impressive flair. The book also shows the perils of using language incorrectly, offering extremely (if unintentionally) humorous examples of where bad English can cause one thing to

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ISBN:

9781782434344

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

256

Dimensions:

19cm x 12cm

RRP:

$16.99

Category:

Fiction , Non-Fiction

Publisher:

Michael O'Mara Books

Published:

01 September 2015

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Bernard C Lamb