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The Resource One day in the life of the English language : a microcosmic usage handbook, Frank L. Cioffi

One day in the life of the English language : a microcosmic usage handbook, Frank L. Cioffi

Label
One day in the life of the English language : a microcosmic usage handbook
Title
One day in the life of the English language
Title remainder
a microcosmic usage handbook
Statement of responsibility
Frank L. Cioffi
Title variation
1 day in the life of the English language
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This portable, pocket-sized, plain language grammar handbook for students and others covers parts of speech, punctuation, and diction, using examples from contemporary news and other sources by professional writers
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cioffi, Frank L.
Dewey number
428.2
Index
index present
LC call number
  • PE1460
  • PN203
LC item number
  • .C47 2015
  • .C47 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
Target audience
adult
Label
One day in the life of the English language : a microcosmic usage handbook, Frank L. Cioffi
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-349) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Actants, actions, ongoing states : nouns, verbs, and the sentences they form -- Words that modify and orient : adjectives, adverbs, conjunctions, prepositions, articles, interjections -- Who is he/she? : pronouns -- Punctuation, part I : the comma-- promiscuous uses -- Punctuation, part II : the colon, semicolon, and more mysteries of punctuation -- Diction : sentences as clockwork -- Appendix I. Fifteen myths of digital-age English -- Appendix II. Using this book to teach college writing : a microguide -- Fifty key terms : a microglossary
Control code
ocn883207203
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
xviii, 355 pages
Isbn
9780691165073
Lccn
2014024276
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
428.2 C493 ; XX-N ; [CS16, 3@24.95, jll/MJ]
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 883207203
  • (OCoLC)883207203
Label
One day in the life of the English language : a microcosmic usage handbook, Frank L. Cioffi
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-349) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Actants, actions, ongoing states : nouns, verbs, and the sentences they form -- Words that modify and orient : adjectives, adverbs, conjunctions, prepositions, articles, interjections -- Who is he/she? : pronouns -- Punctuation, part I : the comma-- promiscuous uses -- Punctuation, part II : the colon, semicolon, and more mysteries of punctuation -- Diction : sentences as clockwork -- Appendix I. Fifteen myths of digital-age English -- Appendix II. Using this book to teach college writing : a microguide -- Fifty key terms : a microglossary
Control code
ocn883207203
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
xviii, 355 pages
Isbn
9780691165073
Lccn
2014024276
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
428.2 C493 ; XX-N ; [CS16, 3@24.95, jll/MJ]
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 883207203
  • (OCoLC)883207203

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