The Penguin Writer's Guides series provides authoritatives, succinct and easy-to-follow guidance on specific aspects of written English. Whether you need to brush up your skills or get to grips with something for the first time, these invaluable Guides will help you find the best way to get your message across clearly and effectively. In this age of rapid communication, we all need to write fluent and accurate English, but getting it right can seemdaunting. This reassuring guide explain how you can increase your word power and make your langage work for you. It tells you how to choose the right style for your audience, avoid hackneyed expressions and find ways of brightening up your writing. The glossaries, tables and " hitlist " of awkward words and phrases will help you to find solutions to problems quickly and easily.