The American Way of Writing: How to Communicate Like a Native at School, at Work, and on the Road

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Steven D. Starkauthor

Steven D. Stark is author of seven books and has taught thousands of students and professionals both in the States and abroad. He is a frequent commentator on CNN and NPR.

The American Way of Writing: How to Communicate Like a Native at School, at Work, and on the Road

20190831

Praeger

Pages 238
Topics Academic Writing;American English vs. Canadian English and British English;Gender Equity;Gun Culture;Information Age, Social Media, and Writing;Mobility and Speed;Self-Promotion;Sports in American Schools;Business: Business Communications;Popular Culture

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The American Way of Writing: How to Communicate Like a Native at School, at Work, and on the Road

Author(s): Stark, Steven;
Contributors: Stark, Steven;
Abstract:

Explains the uniquely American cultural references that appear in American English for students and professionals to increase their written command of the language.


• Clearly presents detailed knowledge of American history and culture for non-Americans, with examples of features of American writing such as short, to-the-point sentences

• Provides three key takeaways for students and professionals at the end of each chapter

• Includes chapters on moving from other forms of English, such as Canadian or Australian, to American

• Features a section with information of specific interest for speakers of other language groups, such as Romantic, Germanic, or Slavic

SortTitle: american way of writing: how to communicate like a native at school, at work, and on the road
Keyword(s): Academic Writing; American English vs. Canadian English and British English; Gender Equity; Gun Culture; Information Age, Social Media, and Writing; Mobility and Speed; Self-Promotion; Sports in American Schools; Business: Business Communications; Popular Culture
Author Info:
Steven D. Starkauthor

Steven D. Stark is author of seven books and has taught thousands of students and professionals both in the States and abroad. He is a frequent commentator on CNN and NPR.

eISBN-13: 9781440871375
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Print ISBN-13: 9781440871368
Imprint: Praeger
Pages: 238
Publication Date: 20190831