Michelle Finlay

Everyday English for Grown-ups

Michelle Finlay is an author and former copywriter for Penguin Books.
155 printed pages


    Stacey Kuznetsovashared an impression5 months ago
    👍Worth reading
    💡Learnt A Lot


    Varvara Kuzminahas quoted2 years ago
    English is one of the richest, most colourful and most subtle languages in the world. To speak or write good English – plain, lucid, jargon-free English – to have mastery of the language, is to have style.
    hkjggjhas quotedlast year
    Here are some examples (well there’s one already):
    Sofiya Aleksandrovichhas quoted23 days ago
    The Romans, under the command of Julius Caesar, invaded in AD 43, and brought with them their alphabet, formed from those of the Semitic, Egyptian Phoenician and Greek civilizations. The Latin alphabet consisted of twenty-three letters – our contemporary alphabet without the j (Julius was Iulius, and so on), u (the v – easier to carve in stone – was used for that sound) and w (see later).

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