Correct English: Teach Yourself, Paperback

Correct English: Teach Yourself Paperback

Part of the Teach Yourself English Reference series



This classic book by Brian Phythian has been updated and simplified to make it accessible and relevant to today's readers.

Never has the ability to express yourself well - in job interviews and presentations as well as in the writing of letters and reports - been more important.

With an analysis of how English is used in a wide variety of contexts, ranging from the simple transmission of factual material (including journalism and advertising) to the sophisticated use of language in creative writing, this book will help you to improve your ability to express yourself clearly and correctly in both spoken and written English.

NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the authors' many years of experience. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at to give you a richer understanding of correct English. FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
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  • Category: Language self-study texts
  • ISBN: 9781444105940



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