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Webster's New World Pocket Style Guide

Webster's New World Pocket Style Guide - 98 edition

Webster's New World Pocket Style Guide - 98 edition

ISBN13: 9780028621579

ISBN10: 0028621573

Webster
Edition: 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: Macmillan Publishing Co.
Published: 1998
International: No
Webster

ISBN13: 9780028621579

ISBN10: 0028621573

Edition: 98

Summary

The Webster's New World Pocket Style Guide is the portable key to effective writing. Its handy size and durable vinyl cover allow it to travel equally well in a backpack or briefcase. Complete and concise rules of grammar, punctuation and usage are written for easy understanding and are clearly illustrated with hundreds of examples. Ideal for students and communications professionals on the go, the Pocket Style Guide is the perfect complement to the Pocket Dictionary and Pocket Thesaurus.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Foreword.

GRAMMAR.

Parts of Speech.
Phrases and Clauses.
Types of Sentences.
Parts of a Sentence.
Nouns and Pronouns.
Case.
Agreement and Reference.
Verbs and Verbals.
Modifiers.
Connectives.

PUNCTUATION.

Apostrophe.
Brackets.
Colon.
Comma.
Dash.
Ellipsi.
Exclamation Mark.
Hyphen.
Parentheses.
Period.
Question Mark.
Quotation Mark.
Semicolon.

CAPITALIZATION.
NUMBERS.

Spelled Out.
Expressed in Figures.
Large Numbers.
Roman Numerals.

COMPOUND WORDS.

General Rules.
USAGE.

ABBREVIATIONS.

Punctuation.
Geographic Terms.
Names and Titles.
Parts of Publications.
Calendar Divisions.
Standard Word Abbreviations.
Metric Abbreviations.
Standard Abbreviations for Other Units of Measure.
Latin Abbreviations.

FORMS OF ADDRESS.
INDEX.

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