English for Journalists

English for Journalists

By: Hicks, Wynford

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English for Journalists is an invaluable guide not only to the basics of English, but to those aspects of writing, such as reporting speech, house style and jargon, which are specific to the language of journalism. Written in an accessible style, beginning with the fundamentals of grammar and the use of spelling, punctuation and journalistic writing and each point is illustrated with concise examples.
This revised and updated edition includes:
* a discussion of the recent debates surrounding the use of standard and idiomatic English
* the correct use and spelling of foreign words
* a chapter on broadcast journalism
* an updated glossary of journalistic terms

Title: English for Journalists

Author Name: Hicks, Wynford

Categories: Vocational ESL,

Edition: 2nd ed

Publisher: United Kingdom, Taylor & Francis Ltd: 12/Feb/1998

ISBN Number: 0415170087

ISBN Number 13: 9780415170086

Binding: Paperback

Seller ID: 4854

Description: glossary, index 144 English for Journalists is an invaluable guide not only to the basics of English, but to those aspects of writing, such as reporting speech, house style and jargon which are specific to the language of journalism. Written in an accessible style, beginning with the fundamentals of grammar and the use of English, English for Journalists contains a clear summary of the rules of spelling, punctuation and journalistic writing, each point is illustrated with concise examples. This revised and updated edition includes: a discussion of the recent debates surrounding the use of standard and idiomatic English a new chapter on the use of arithmetic and figures the correct use and spelling of foreign words together with definitions of commonly used Greek and Latin references a chapter on broadcast journalism, by Harriett Gilbert, which highlights the problems faced by radio and television journalists an updated glossary of journalistic terms and suggestions for further reading (ISBN: 9780415170086 - When referring to this item please quote our stock ID: 4854)

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