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By John R. Kohl

ISBN-10: 1599946572

ISBN-13: 9781599946573

the worldwide English sort advisor illustrates how a lot you are able to do to make written texts more advantageous for an international viewers. followed through an abundance of basically defined examples, the worldwide English instructions provide help to write documentation that's optimized for non-native audio system of English, translators, or even machine-translation software program, in addition to for local audio system of English. you will find dozens of directions that you simply will not locate in the other resource, in addition to thorough causes of why every one guide comes in handy. writer John Kohl additionally contains revision techniques, in addition to caveats that can assist you stay away from utilizing directions incorrectly.

Focusing totally on sentence-level stylistic matters, challenging grammatical structures, and terminology concerns, this booklet addresses the next themes: how you can simplify your writing kind and make it constant; ambiguities that almost all writers and editors will not be conscious of, and the way to do away with these ambiguities; how you can make your sentence constitution extra particular in order that your sentences are more straightforward for local and non-native audio system to learn and comprehend; punctuation and capitalization instructions that increase clarity and make translation extra effective; and the way language applied sciences akin to controlled-authoring software program can
facilitate the adoption of worldwide English as a company standard.

This textual content is meant for an individual who makes use of written English to speak technical details to an international viewers. Technical writers, technical editors, technological know-how writers, and coaching teachers are only some of the professions for which this e-book is key examining. no matter if generating technical details isn't really your basic task functionality, the worldwide English directions may help speak extra successfully with colleagues round the world.

This booklet is a part of the SAS Press program.

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