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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Jun 16, saanyal rated it it was amazing. Sanyal generalises too much, painting all journalists with the same red pencil. Jul 25, Aparna rated it it was amazing. Laura rated it really liked it Aug 22, The Book For Every English-Speaking Indian is divided into seven chapters whose titles are the same as the articles that were originally published in The Statesman.
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Now you know what to write, how to speak. Shylaja Uday rated it really liked it Nov 13, I might refer to it when in doubt. Sailen Dutta rated it it was amazing Sep 16, Audible Download Audio Books.
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Jyoti Sanyal’s credentials are impressive enough. Please try again later. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Millions of us, Indians, know English and we think we know it well. Jul 24, Abhinav Neelam rated sayal it was ok.
Namrta rated it really liked it Apr 29, He states the English has a jjoti syntax, whereas Indian languages are flexible. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Aditya Kalyanakrishnan Certified Buyer 23 Feb, No trivia or inslish yet. Here, Sanyal traces the way certain phrases are used, and provides an explanation as to why it is wrong. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? A good book, but not a model one that meets your expectation.
The main point that readers should grasp after indlisn this book is that quality writing entails clarity and concision. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Much of his criticism is directed at journalists and bureaucrats, for their Victorian English, cliches and indirectness, among other things.
Book review: Jyoti Sanyal’s Indlish
I am soon going to read ‘Entry from Backside only’ by Binoo K. The book begins with strong British Raj leftovers, slowly there is shift in the theme. Publishing hype sometimes takes more liberty with language than the examples in Sanyal’s book. English has evolved as a language and Jyoti Sanyal is right in pointing out the persisting British Raj influences.
I have learnt a great deal from this book and have stopped the usage of words like co-brother, good name etc. See our Returns Policy. To get the free app, enter mobile phone number.
In the final chapter, Sanyal offers readers tips and suggestions on writing well. Get to Know Us.
About Jyoti Sanyal Jyoti Sanyal is an author and journalist. Jyoti babu tears into our English language newspaper correspondents, and shows us how to write clearly, simply and beautifully. Enter your mobile number xanyal email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Refresh and try again.