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Oxford Guide to Plain English By Martin Cutts

Oxford Guide to Plain English
by Martin Cutts

Plain English is an essential tool for effective communication. This handy guide provides authoritative help on how to write clearly and effectively. In 25 easy-to-follow chapters, it covers straightforward language, sentence length, active and passive verbs, punctuation, grammar, writing emails, proofreading, and good organization.
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Plain English is an essential tool for effective communication. Information transmitted in letters, documents, reports, contracts, and forms is clearer and more understandable when presented in straightforward terms. The Oxford Guide to Plain English provides authoritative guidance on how to write plain English using easy-to-follow guidelines which cover straightforward language, sentence length, active and passive verbs, punctuation, grammar, planning, and good organization. This handy guide will be invaluable to writers of all levels. It provides essential guidelines that will allow readers to develop their writing style, grammar, and punctuation. The book also offers help in understanding official jargon and legalese giving the plain English alternatives. This guide gives hundreds of real examples and shows 'before and after' versions of texts of different kinds which will help readers to look critically at their own writing. It is organized in 25 short chapters, which each cover a different aspect of writing. Clearly laid out and easy to use, the Oxford Guide to Plain English is the best guide to writing clear and helpful documents.

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Sku
GOR003249726
Title
Oxford Guide to Plain English
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Year published
Number of pages
272
ISBN 10
0199558507
ISBN 13
9780199558506
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N/A
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