The English Style Guide: A Practical Writers Guide for Chinese People who Use English as a Second Language
"The English Style Guide introduces the best stylistic traditions of the world's two greatest wire services, the Associated Press and Reuters, which have set writing standards in the English-speaking world."--BOOK JACKET. "The book is directed specifically at Chinese people who want to write good English. Problems special to Chinese people are dealt with in detail. The book includes guidelines on the use of romanization systems for transcribing Chinese into the roman alphabet, and it includes many examples of the proper forms for addressing people in Asian nations. It also explains the difference between British and American vocabulary and spelling."--BOOK JACKET.
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