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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Therefore as non native speakers of English, Indians are more prone to syntactical errors. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Where it is angry, it is righteous anger because the evils it condemns – if left unchecked – are likely to kill English as a truly expressive medium for journalistic and business writing in India.

It is definitely a must read for people interested in writing better English. Their language needs to free itself of the dirt it has accumulated since the arrival of the East India Company. The author makes some good points about the British-era ridiculousness many English newspapers still use th their svery of the ‘for your kind attention’ variety. Showing of 2 reviews.

One person found this helpful. Jyoti babu tears into our English language newspaper forr, and shows us how to write clearly, simply and beautifully.


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Have doubts regarding this product? Eats, Shoots and Leaves. In the battle against the corruptors of English, Sanyal”s arrows first strike the journalists. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local bookk. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Jan 28, Freeda Lobo rated it really liked it. He states the English has a rigid syntax, whereas Indian languages are flexible.

In Chapter 5 titled Those Troublesome Midgets, the author shows how misplacing certain words can alter the meaning of a phrase. Laura rated it really liked it Aug 22, fnglish-speaking It is the best book for journalists, Peri rated it really liked it Aug 17, Just a moment while we tne you in to your Goodreads account.

Preethis7 rated it liked it Apr 01, Sumit rated it liked it Jul 19, The kindest thing I can say about this book is that it’s interesting. With this funny, quirky book Jyoti Sanyal launches an all-out war against bad English and offers modern-day antidotes to archaic Indlish.

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Indlish : The Book for Every English-Speaking Indian

Write a customer review. Special prices are applicable to the authorised sales territory only. This book may be the last hope for reform. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. So much so bokk you begin to nitpick the author’s writing style purely out of spite.


Shanthi Srinivasan rated it really liked it Aug 26, A brief sneak-peak into ennglish-speaking we speak the way we do, what writers need to keep in mind ,and how spoken English should not be borrowed from our own mother tongues – these are some of the main topics that Sanyal has focused on. It helps to understand that Indian English is a specific variety of the English language.

Its a great book which tells us how we Indians inadvertently misuse English. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. D Sen rated it liked it Jul 10, indlisj What makes the author”s elaborate analysis.

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Sanyal”s Indlish reminds that writers” reading must include books about language. Jul 25, Aparna rated it it was amazing.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. I wonder if that last sentence was too long? Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. The book is enlivened with Sarbajit Sen”s many illustrations. About Jyoti Sanyal Jyoti Sanyal is an author and journalist.