Today’s workout, “Titles of Books and Articles,” centers on sections 8.166–78 of CMOS. Advanced editors might tackle the questions cold; learners can study those sections of the Manual before answering the questions. Remember: The workouts are all about Chicago! If you’re an expert in MLA, AP, or New York Times style, you might be surprised to find that your instincts don’t quite match Chicago’s. That doesn’t mean
Today’s workout, “Abbreviations Overview,” centers on the information found in sections 10.1–10.10 of CMOS.
Chicago Style Workout 2, “Commas with Introductory Words and Phrases,” centers on sections 6.35–6.39 of CMOS. Advanced editors might tackle the exercises cold; learners can study the related sections of the Manual before answering the questions.
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