American English for World Media: The CUNY Journalism School by Diane Nottle

By Diane Nottle

greater than part one million newshounds are operating world wide, based on the overseas Federation of reporters, and plenty of hundreds of thousands of them are reporting and writing in English – in particular, American English – although it isn't their local language.

Now comes a brand new publication that would aid them: American English for global Media: The CUNY Journalism institution advisor to Writing and talking for pros. The e-book is produced by way of 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 goals to post past their homelands or paintings in overseas media. English is quickly turning into the lingua franca of the twenty first century, and foreign media pros have to develop into either efficient and cozy in utilizing it. yet how? you have studied it in class, yet college English isn't road English. and you'll now not give you the option to review at a certified university like CUNY’s. This booklet brings CUNY’s English-language training to you.

This e-book is aimed toward media pros utilizing English on the high-intermediate and complex degrees. in the event you realized 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 suitable notes for overseas reporters aiming for English-language media.”
– Jack R. Hart, newspaper writing trainer, writer of Storycraft

“Not only a nice language textbook for overseas media specialists…a good thought-out advent to the area and tradition of yank journalism.” – Dr. Hana Cervinkova, college of decrease Silesia, Poland

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

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

- A consultant to the pro jargon and varieties you’ll have to use from day one among operating with English-language media.
- A overview of the journalist’s No. 1 activity: asking questions.
- tips about quoting effectively while interviewing in a language that's not your individual (and is probably not your source’s).
- suggestion on correcting and fighting the most typical blunders in writing and pronunciation.
- A reader-friendly A-to-Z advisor (searchable within the publication) to English grammar and utilization that lays down the foundations and explains the reasoning at the back of them.

For additional information, or for increase an develop evaluation reproduction or table replica, or for boost school room revenues, please touch press@journalism.cuny.edu

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