A style guide by stealth - how anyone can write well (and can enjoy good writing) "Moran is a past master at producing fine, accessible non-fiction". - Helen Davies, Sunday Times "Joe Moran has a genius for turning the prosaic poetic" - Peter Hennessy Advanced maths has no practical use, and is understood by few. A symphony can be widely appreciated, but created only by a genius. Good writing, however, can be written (and read) by anyone if we give it the gift of our time. And a sentence might be as near as many of us will get to orchestrating beauty. Enter universally praised historian Professor Joe Moran. Using minimal technical terms, First You Write a Sentence. is his unpedantic explanation of how the most ordinary words can be turned into verbal constellations of extraordinary grace. With examples from the Bible and Shakespeare to Orwell and Diana Athill, and with support from scientific studies of what most fires people's minds, he shows how we can all write in a way that is vivid, clear and engaging. With chapters from tools of the trade (from typewriters to texting and the impact this has on the craft); and writing and the senses (how to make the world visible and touchable); to how to find the ideal word, build a sentence, and construct a paragraph, First You Write a Sentence. informs by light example. It's an elegant gem in praise of the English sentence.
A great new game to help conjugate verbs. Each student chooses a card showing a verb in the infinitive, throws 3 dice (pronouns, tense determiners, verbal forms), then builds a sentence according to the outcome. 100 cards, 3 dice, Teacher's Guide.
Collins Easy Learning Writing is an easy-to-use guide on how to write clear and effective English. With simple explanations of everything from the basics of sentence and paragraph structure, to writing CVs, letters, and essays, this book is a valuable guide for anyone who wants to improve their writing.
This book how criminal investigation is conducted. In telecasts about criminal act everything is simple: crime, investigation, court, sentence. Whether but everything is so simple actually? How to get to the bottom of the truth and to pass the fair decision? Court. Only the court is capable to render a verdict impartially. Contains strong language.
The year 1984 has come and gone, but George Orwell's prophetic, nightmarish vision in 1949 of the world we were becoming is timelier than ever. 1984 is still the great modern classic of "negative Utopia"-a startlingly original and haunting novel that creates an imaginary world that is completely convincing, from the first sentence to the last four words. No one can deny the novel's hold on the imaginations of whole generations, or the power of its admonitions-a power that seems to grow, not lessen, with the passage of time.