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How to Speak and Write Correctly

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This is a 1910 guide for those who wish to learn how to correctly (though maybe not "properly") create sentences, use figures of speech, write letters, and more, all while choosing the right words and doing it with style. Joseph Devlin's words may not all be relevant still today, but at least it sounds good when it's read aloud! (Summary by Andrew Lebrun).

(5 hr 42 min)

Chapters

Introduction

2:31

Read by Andrew Lebrun

Requirements of Speech

12:43

Read by David Barnes

Essentials of English Grammar

40:46

Read by Ophelia Darcy

The Sentence

29:20

Read by David Barnes

Figurative Language

17:34

Read by Sean McGaughey

Punctuation

33:10

Read by Kara Shallenberg

Letter Writing

26:31

Read by Rosalind Wills

Errors

26:37

Read by Hugh McGuire

Pitfalls to Avoid

37:21

Read by David Barnes

Style

27:44

Read by Andrew Lebrun

Suggestions

18:34

Read by Esther

Slang

17:37

Read by Kristin Hughes

Writing for Newspapers

18:59

Read by Andrew Lebrun

Choice of Words

13:33

Read by Kara Shallenberg

English Language

14:22

Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)

Masters and Masterpieces of Literature

4:39

Read by Kirsten Ferreri

Bewertungen

it's a good book, but it wasn't what I was looking for.

(4 Sterne)

first time of rate

(5 Sterne)

Seems a good book for wtiting and speaking, Take a look!

it was a great help

(5 Sterne)

I needed a book like this..

Lots of typos/errors in comment section of a grammar book. ;)

(4,5 Sterne)

lol

(3 Sterne)

laughed so hard when they said "YOU ARE NOT DICKENS" and "YOU WILL NEVER BE SHAKESPEARE " in the slang chapter. Who knows?

Good Book

(5 Sterne)

There is good practical information in this book, the lessons of the past that can be applied today.

(5 Sterne)

A Spoken text of proper instruction ! Very good conveyance

How to speak and write correctly.

(5 Sterne)

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