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Oxford guide to plain English.

Author: Martin Cutts
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Cutts
ISBN: 9780199233458 0199233454
OCLC Number: 1036224645
Contents: Starting points; Summary of guidelines; 1. Writing shorter sentences... or chopping up snakes; 2. Preferring plain words; 3. Writing tight; 4. Favouring the active voice; 5. Using vigorous verbs; 6. Using vertical lists; 7. Negative to positive; 8. Cross-references, cross readers; 9. Clearly non-sexist; 10. Sound starts and excellent endings; 11. Using good punctuation; 12. Seven writing myths explored and exploded; 13. Conquering grammarphobia; 14. Planning effectively; 15. Using reader-centered stucture; 16. Using alternatives to words, words, words; 17. Management of colleague's writing; 18. Good practice with email; 19. Writing better instructions; 20. Lucid legal language; 21. Basics of clear layout; Sources and notes; Index


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