The Elements of International English Style: A Guide to Writing Correspondence, Reports, Technical Documents, and Internet Pages for a Global Audience, 1st Edition

  • Edmond H. Weiss
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  • ISBN-10: 0765620219
  • ISBN-13: 9780765620217
  • Grade Level Range: 11th Grade - College Senior
  • 162 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2001 | Published/Released September 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2001

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Integrates the theory and controversies of intercultural communication with the practical skills of writing and editing English for those who read it as a second language. The entries emphasize principles of simplicity and clarity, proper etiquette, cultural sensitivity, appropriate layout and typography and more.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The Language of Global Business Is International English.
2: Principles of Simplicity.
3: Principles of Clarity.
4: Reducing Burdens.
5: Writing for Translation.
6: Principles of Correspondence.
7: Principles of Cultural Adaptation.
Projects for Students of International English.
Sentences that Need Editing.
Instructional/Technical Passages that Overburden the Reader.
A Portfolio of Bad News Letters.
An Internationalized Website Checklist.
About the Author.