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  World Talk, Common Errors in English From A to Z is an easy-to-use and dictionary-like grammar book. It is for individuals who want to improve their English and to communicate with accuracy, ease, and style. Intermediate and high level students of English and their teachers, or people who are taking TOEFL, college entrance exams, and other English tests will find this book a valuable reference tool.  From decades of teaching and proofreading experience, the authors have identified these common errors in English and offered clear explanations how to correct them. The authors have also provided many humorous examples and advice.   Most of the book is about using grammar in the real world, but it also covers vocabulary (including easily confused words), idioms, formal and informal styles, spelling, cross-references, and differences between American and British English.   Some commonly noted errors in the book are even confusing to native speakers. In informal speech, these errors may not be noticed. But in formal English, please follow the grammar rules.   This dictionary-like grammar book is an excellent combination of practical suggestions and examples for anyone who is serious about avoiding errors when using English.Introduction to Authors  Dennis James Le Boeuf was born in 1952 in the U.S.A. He has an MA degree in education and a Michigan teaching certificate. Through radio and TV broadcasts, Dennis has taught thousands of students in China and America. He has also enjoyed classroom teaching for many years.   Liming Jing was born in 1955 in Chengdu, Sichuan, China. She has an MA degree in English. Liming is a former Associate Professor of English at Sichuan Normal University, China and a former ESL instructor at Saint Leo University, Florida, U.S.A. She won awards for her English teaching and her translations from the Sichuan Provincial Government. Liming is now a professional American translator and writer.   Books co-authored by Dennis and Liming include: World Talk, Small Talk, World Talk, New Mother Goose, World Talk, American English 500, World Talk, Errors in English From A to Z, and World Talk, Phonic Poems for the New Millennium.   Liming also published an autobiography Flying High out of a Tibetan Valley. Her translations include Milan Kundera’s Life Is Elsewhere and The Joke, Ivan Klima’s My Merry Mornings and The Spirit of Prague, and Alexander Solzhenitsyn’s The First Circle.

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