Indlish: The Book For Every English-Speaking Indian by Jyoti Sanyal is a guide to communicating clearly and precisely using the English. Jokes aside, Indlish is, perhaps the best book on Indian English. Undoubtedly, Indlish: The Book for Every English-Speaking Indian is a useful and practical. Results 1 – 15 of 15 Indlish: The Book for Every English-Speaking Indian by Sanyal, Jyoti and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available.

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In lively language, with a light touch, and through a fun-loaded method, Jyoti Sanyal has sought to speed towards modern, concise English those of us who know little English, and yet sound pompous. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? It thus raises a question – does a speaker of English need to know all of this? The text will indiqn 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 when speaking in our native tongues, and why do most of us fear reading and filing official documents.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It helps to understand that Indian English is a specific variety of the English language. Absolutely must read for Indians and others from the Indian subcontinent spoiling the beautiful English language.


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Life and English will never be the same again, after these pages. This is a very good book with the message to write better English. Learn more about English-speaikng Prime.

Here, Sanyal traces the way certain phrases are used, and provides an explanation as to why it is wrong. Documentation Managers with Indian Resources. In Chapter 5 titled Cor Troublesome Midgets, the author shows how misplacing certain words can alter the meaning of a phrase. Have doubts regarding this product? Educational and Professional Books. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. 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.

Showing of 2 reviews. There is a great deal of regional and educational differentiation in Indian English–sometimes called “Indlish.

Jyoti Sanyal, Edited by Martin Cutts. Refresh and try again. Rajesh rated it it was amazing Jun 04, Apurva rated it liked it Oct 30, I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Sumit rated it liked it Jul 19, Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. It becomes a strong critique on the usage of words and their particular contexts.

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Indlish : The Book for Every English-Speaking Indian

English Choose a indlis for shopping. With this funny, quirky book Jyoti Sanyal launches an all-out war against bad English and offers modern-day antidotes to archaic Indlish. No trivia or quizzes yet.


Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Jun 16, vik rated it it was amazing. Who the heck uses the word ‘whirligig’ in a serious publication? Jyoti Sanyal’s book, as the title says somewhat pedantically, is indeed a must for every English speaking Indian.

The main purpose of this book is to address the difficulties that arise when Indians try to communicate in English via writing. Most Common Mistakes in English Usage.

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English has evolved as a language and Jyoti Sanyal is right in pointing out the persisting British Raj influences. Aditya Kalyanakrishnan Certified Buyer 23 Feb, Published in India by. Mathangi Iyer rated it it was amazing Jun 09, What makes the author”s elaborate analysis. Now you know what to write, how to speak. Peri rated it really liked it Aug 17, With ongoing corporate outsourcing, most U.

Their language needs to free itself of the dirt it has accumulated since the arrival of the East India Company.