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368 Pages | 15 illustrations

7.7 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198844617


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Oxford Guide to Plain English

Fifth Edition

Martin Cutts

  • Thirty practical and helpful guideline-led chapters, covering areas such as effective planning, the use of short sentences, the active voice, correct punctuation, and proofreading
  • Includes a revised and succinct introduction to the text, a list of the thirty guidelines, and summaries of the twelve most important guidelines
  • Fully reorganized and revised to aid ease of use
  • A new appendix covering the history of plain English, as well as a detailed sources-and-notes section to enable further reading

New to this Edition:

  • Includes a revised and succinct introduction to the text, a new set of summaries of the twelve most important guidelines, and a new appendix covering the history of plain English
  • The chapter on non-sexist language has been heavily updated to discuss the use of inclusive language in general
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