Indlish: The Book For Every English-Speaking Indian by Jyoti Sanyal is a guide to communicating clearly and precisely using the English. Enraged polemic though this book may be, it is also constructive,collected and funny. Where it is angry, it is righteous anger because the evils it. Indlish by Jyoti Sanyal, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Jyoti Sanyal’s credentials are impressive enough. Preethis7 rated it liked it Apr 01, It may start off as mildly humorous, sort of like the ravings of a pointless uncle, but as I jyti, really grates after a couple of chapters. Audible Download Audio Books. Bharat Singh rated it liked it Sep 21, The Book For Every English-Speaking Indian is divided into seven chapters whose titles are the same indlush the articles inlish were originally published in The Statesman.

May 26, Ancie Wilfred inldish it did not like it. In his book, he also traces the history of the English language in India drawing jyogi to the change in the quality of the language.

Sanyal has undiluted contempt for the way English is written in India by journalists. In the final chapter, Sanyal offers readers tips and suggestions on writing well. Certified BuyerBangalore. To get his point across, he uses real examples of sentences and paragraphs, and rephrases them.


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Rajesh rated it it was amazing Jun 04, This is a collection of his articles. Therefore as non native speakers of English, Indians are more prone to syntactical errors.

Much of his criticism is directed at journalists and bureaucrats, for their Victorian English, cliches and indirectness, among other things.

It may start off as mildly humorous, sort of like the ravings of a pointless uncle, but a The kindest thing I can say about this book is that it’s interesting. But Just a average book. Would you jyiti to see more reviews about this item? There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Delivery and Returns see our delivery rates and policies thinking of returning an item? Despite that, this is a valuable primer for those wanting to take up writing as a sanyaal. A Brief History of Humankind. Jan 28, Freeda Lobo rated it really liked it. Visit our Help Pages. Here, Sanyal traces the way certain phrases are used, and provides an explanation as to why it is wrong. He drafted the style book joyti The Statesman and wrote a ‘language’ column in the paper while teaching at the Asian College of Journalism.

Open Preview See a Problem? Trivia About Indlish ; Jytoi Boo The main point that readers should grasp after reading this book is that quality writing entails clarity and concision.


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Viva Books 1 January Language: Aditya Kalyanakrishnan Certified Buyer 23 Feb, Millions of us, Indians, know English and we think we know it well.

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Simply put, he shows you how to write plain English. Jun 16, vik rated it it was amazing.

This is written from the perspective of a teacher of journalism and a lover of language so one can forgive Sanyal his long-winded diatribe. He claims the East India Company didn’t just rob India of its riches but also of its ability to write good English. Write a product review. The text will help readers answer questions such as what contributes to the way we speak, why do we speak English in a passive voice, but switch to active joyti speaking in our native tongues, and why do most of us fear reading and filing official documents.

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Sanyaal our Returns Policy. Educational and Professional Books. Rajesh Sadashivan rated it liked it Oct 26, It becomes a strong critique on the usage of words and their particular contexts.