The Queen"s English and how to use it by Bernard C. Lamb

Cover of: The Queen

Published by Michael O"Mara Books Limited in London .

Written in English

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  • Usage,
  • Engels,
  • Standaardtaal,
  • Taalgebruik,
  • English language

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 240-242) and index.

Book details

StatementBernard C. Lamb
LC ClassificationsPE1460 .L26 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p. :
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24841471M
ISBN 101843174820
ISBN 109781843174820
LC Control Number2011379090

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The book is what the title suggests: a practical guide to a particular standard of English which the author feels is best described as The Queen's English.

Sure: not everyone agrees on exactly what constitutes the 'standard' when it comes to English and its variously inconsistent rules and trends/5(64).

I read this book due to the interesting title The Queens English. It is a refresher for myself. My native language is not English but it is a second language.

I had an interesting learning experience of this language, back when I was an English Language student. Some of my take-away from this book: 1) Dictionary is still an important book/5(7). A Dictionary of the Queen's English Paperback – January 1, by Frank Brown (Preface) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 5/5(1). Another book on the correct use of the English language. Unlike the "Grammar Rules - writing with military precision", which was the best means of making your point precisely and with emphasis on all the appropriate elements of a situation without being too wordy; one is addressing senior personnel, most of whom will have a better command of the language than yourself and yet all the /5(64).

(shelved 1 time as english-queens) avg rating — 4, ratings — published Get this from a library. The Queen's English and how to use it. [Bernard C Lamb] -- What is good English, and why do we need it. The Queen's English shows how the English language, used properly, has great power to instruct, move and entertain people, but used incorrectly, can lead.

The Queen's English shows how the English language, when used properly, has great power to instruct, move and entertain people, but used incorrectly, can lead to a lack of clarity and confusion.

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34 Comments Shares. The The Queens English and how to use it book English. Shopkeeper writes “Business as Usual” after a full night of air raids,during the Blitz (German word for 'lightning') London ers: K. The Queen’s English (also known as Received Pronunciation or ‘posh’) is a well-known English accent spoken by the royal family and other members of the upper classes in the UK.

It is an accent which fascinates many non-native speakers and many English language students try. If your book is not available via Libgen/BookZZ, be sure to provide us a full citation, a DOI or ISBN, and a link to the paywall or, if you can't find one, a link to the book's WorldCat record.

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The president of the Queen's English Society is Bernard Lamb, a former reader in genetics at Imperial College. In June the Society announced its closure because of declining participation, but it continued to exist, as volunteers filled the committee in September Search Queens Public Library's Catalog or browse one of our vendors' websites below.

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Keep scrolling to see some Queen’s English prof’s fave reads. Heather Evans. What’s your. How the Queen’s English has changed over the years If you have learnt or taught the English language, you may have followed the Queen’s English guide to pronunciation.

Taking it literally, the Queen’s English refers to the way the reigning British monarch, Elizabeth II, pronounces English words.

This book informs in a light-hearted way, reminding readers how to use the basics of grammar, punctuation and spelling, as well as further teaching them new tips and tricks of style, rhetoric, vocabulary and the use of foreign phrases, to give their writing and speech a stylish and impressive flair.

The Queen's English What's the meaning of the phrase 'The Queen's English'. The language of the United Kingdom. What's the origin of the phrase 'The Queen's English'.

Shakespeare used the phrase in The Merry Wives of Windsor,but it was in common use before that. 'The King's English' is used when the United Kingdom has a king.

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Unfortunately, most people from the UK are poor speakers of the Queens English. The yanks are worse. Incorrect English > Correct English. I have no beer. I don't have any beer. Two surgeries. Two surgical procedures.

Bad behaviours. Bad behaviour. The Queen's English refers to grammatically correct and coherent written expression in the English language. It does not refer to a specific accent, intonation or regional variation of the spoken language.

Nowadays the Queen speaks a form of Estuary English, like most of the people in the south-east of England. A team of researchers from Macquarie University in Australia studied thirty years of the Queen’s speech to her subjects on Christmas Day and.

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Frank got on it and within a few days emailed me a photo of the “grid”. Our take on it is part of the QUEENS’ ENGLISH CD package. I would have to say the strict adherence to the ideas and the mere presence of the Fowler's book "The King's English" is a bit outdated by modern standards.

The term "the Queen's English" is used when a queen is on the throne of England so you are right - at the moment it is Queen Elizabeth II. The term used whenever there is a king on the throne is "the King's English" but the English is the same it's only the name that changes.

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