New PDF release: American English for World Media: The CUNY Journalism School

By Diane Nottle

greater than part one million reporters are operating all over the world, in response to the foreign Federation of reporters, and plenty of millions of them are reporting and writing in English – in particular, American English – although it isn't their local language.

Now comes a brand new booklet that might aid them: American English for international Media: The CUNY Journalism tuition consultant to Writing and talking for pros. The booklet is produced via and for reporters, yet may also aid scholars and others in media and communications.

Some may have English of their present jobs, others to meet their targets to put up past their homelands or paintings in foreign media. English is speedily turning into the lingua franca of the twenty first century, and foreign media execs have to develop into either powerfuble and cozy in utilizing it. yet how? you've got studied it at school, yet college English isn't really road English. and you can now not have the option to review at a qualified tuition like CUNY’s. This ebook brings CUNY’s English-language training to you.

This ebook is geared toward media execs utilizing English on the high-intermediate and complicated degrees. should you discovered English much less officially, it studies simple grammatical phrases and defines universal media jargon.

Some early compliment for American English:

“This transparent, concise and thorough consultant hits simply the ideal notes for foreign reporters aiming for English-language media.”
– Jack R. Hart, newspaper writing trainer, writer of Storycraft

“Not only a nice language textbook for foreign media specialists…a good thought-out creation to the realm and tradition of yank journalism.” – Dr. Hana Cervinkova, collage of reduce Silesia, Poland

“The Arab global, believing that the actual use of language has the ability to unite various worlds, heartily welcomes this book.”
– Professor Swapna Koshy, collage of Wollongong, Dubai

In American English for global Media, you’ll find:

- A advisor to the pro jargon and varieties you’ll have to use from day one in every of operating with English-language media.
- A evaluate of the journalist’s No. 1 job: asking questions.
- pointers on quoting properly while interviewing in a language that isn't your personal (and is probably not your source’s).
- recommendation on correcting and fighting the most typical errors in writing and pronunciation.
- A reader-friendly A-to-Z consultant (searchable within the ebook) to English grammar and utilization that lays down the principles and explains the reasoning at the back of them.

For additional info, or for strengthen an develop overview replica or table replica, or for enhance school room revenues, please touch press@journalism.cuny.edu

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