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The Cambridge Guide to Australian English Usage


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Forward; Preface; Overview of contents and how to access them; A to Z entries; Appendix I. International phonetic alphabet symbols for Australian English sounds; Appendix II. Perpetual calendar 1901-2001; Appendix III. Geological eras; Appendix IV. International system of units (SI Units); Appendix V. Interconversion tables for metric and imperial measures; Appendix VI. Selected proofreading marks; Appendix VII. Formats for letters; Appendix VIII. Layout for envelopes; Appendix IX. Time line for the English language and Australian English; Appendix X. List of references.

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An up-to-date, evidence-based account of the variable points in Australian usage and style, in alphabetical format.

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Pam Peters is a Professor of Linguistics at Macquarie University.


'This work provides a clearly laid out, consistent and easy to use guide for writers who wish to make informed decisions about language and style. It is well grounded in both linguistic study and actual usage based on a range of primary sources, including Australian sources on the internet, the Australian ICE linguistic corpus and user surveys of Australian style, as well as recent dictionaries, style manuals and grammars. ... A style guide is rarely considered to be an attractive or engaging read, but Pam Peters's informal, chatty style brings this work alive. ... Recommended for libraries with Australian Studies and Linguistics collections.' Reference Reviews

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