A Handbook Of Spotting Errors For Competitive Examinations is a comprehensive book on the common errors in the usage of English language for competitive examinations.
Summary Of The Book
Hari Mohan Prasad presents A Handbook Of Spotting Errors For Competitive Examinations which is designed specifically for those who are preparing for the English language section of leading competitive examinations. It helps the reader focus on those problematic areas where people usually make errors. It discusses the commonly committed mistakes and based on these errors, the book formulates various rules.
A Handbook Of Spotting Errors For Competitive Examinations explains all the rules for writing perfect English in simple language. The author has used figures and formulas to illustrate the basic rules to avoid errors. Moreover, explanations are incorporated for every rule to make it transparent for the readers. To elucidate each rule further, the author has provided examples. And finally, the students get to practice their knowledge through numerous exercises that are given at the end of each unit.
Prasad covers most of the common errors such as the ones related to Articles, Verbs, Adjectives, Connectors, Pronouns, Subject-Verb Agreement, and Prepositions. Apart from this, he includes a list of Prepositions that are used with important Nouns, Adjectives, and Verbs. He has made use of patterns and helping clues with an aim to offer an easy reference guide to the students.
Published by Tata McGraw Hill, it is one of their WE series books. Another salient feature of the second edition of A Handbook Of Spotting Errors For Competitive Examinations is that it comprises both objective as well as subjective type questions based on the pattern of competitive examinations. Questions from 27 different real competitive exams are included in this book. It offers practice exercises and model sets for each unit to ensure the rules are etched in the memory of the students.
About Hari Mohan Prasad
Hari Mohan Prasad works as the Head of the Department of English at Magadh University. He is also a prolific writer of academic books.
He has also published Objective English For Competitive Examinations, How To Prepare For GD & Interview, General Studies For Civil Services Preliminary Examination, The Literary Heritage: A New Anthology Of Prose And Short Story, and many more.
Dr. Mohan has worked as the Dean of Faculty of Humanities Magadh University. Besides being an author, he is also a critic and an eminent scholar. Also, he is the Vice-Chairman of Jan Sikshan Sansthan. He edits a journal on literature called Orbit. Moreover, he is associated with different literary societies and academic boards.
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