A Handbook Of Spotting Errors For Competitive Examinations is an extensive book that explains what common errors people usually commit in the usage of the English language during examinations.The book has been written by Hari Mohan Prasad and has been made especially for those students who are preparing for the English language section of their examinations. It allows the reader to focus on those problematic areas where people usually slip up. The book contains rules on how to avoid committing those mistakes again.
The author puts forward the rules of writing English in a lucid manner. Hence, it is very easy to follow the author's rules without getting confused. The writing style is comprehensive and unambiguous. He has used figures and formulas to illustrate his point as practically as possible. He has given a handful number of examples to help the reader understand the author's ideas. The book also contains numerous exercises that allow the students to practice their knowledge. The author points out most of the common errors that students create such as the ones related to Verbs, Adjectives, Pronouns and Preposition among others. Another unique feature is that this book includes questions from 27 real examinations of the previous years.
The author, Hari Mohan Prasad, is the head of the Department of English at Magadh University. He mostly writes academic books. Some of his notable works include Objective English For Competitive Examinations, The Literary Heritage: A New Anthology Of Prose And Short Story and How To Prepare For G.D. And Interview among others. The paperback edition of A Handbook Of Spotting Errors For Competitive Examinations is available for purchase online with an ISBN-10 number of 0070704899 and an ISBN-13 number of 978-0070704893.