Indlish: The Book For Every English-Speaking Indian by Jyoti Sanyal is a guide to communicating clearly and precisely using the English. Jokes aside, Indlish is, perhaps the best book on Indian English. Undoubtedly, Indlish: The Book for Every English-Speaking Indian is a useful and practical. Results 1 – 15 of 15 Indlish: The Book for Every English-Speaking Indian by Sanyal, Jyoti and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available.

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May 26, Ancie Wilfred rated it did not like it. Eats, Shoots and Leaves. Their language needs to free itself of the dirt it has accumulated since the arrival of the East India Company.

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What makes the author”s elaborate analysis. Although the list of these types of questions is infinite, Sanyal attempts to answer them all.

The text will help readers answer questions such as what contributes to the way we speak, why do we speak English in a passive voice, but switch to active when speaking in our native tongues, and english-speking do most of us fear reading and filing official documents.


The book is not only a rib tickler, but also very info Readers will learn to identify and address some common everyday mistakes in their use of the English language. Write a customer review.

He now devotes his time to his website www. Indian English, or rather Indlish, desperately needs. Sumit rated it liked it Jul 19, I’d like to read this book on Kindle Indlisj have a Kindle? Our feudal culture frowns on directness of expression. I am soon going to read ‘Entry from Backside only’ by Binoo K. The Book for Every English-Speaking Indian is a useful and practical guide for all Indians simultaneously blessed and cursed by Macaulay”s gift of the English language.

Have doubts regarding this product? Lists with This Book. Dhvani Shah rated it liked it Jan 26, imdian Aelita rated it liked it Dec 22, Absolutely must read for Indians and others hte the Indian subcontinent spoiling the beautiful English language.

Indlish English, Paperback, Sanyal Jyoti.

The book begins with strong British Raj leftovers, slowly there is shift in the theme. Return to Book Page.

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Indians claim that it is very similar to British English, but only on its lexical similarities. About Jyoti Sanyal Jyoti Sanyal is an author and journalist.

Indlish ; The Book For Every English Speaking Indian by Jyoti Sanyal

I specifically liked the chapters on the use and abuse of the words ‘also’, ‘both’ and ‘only’, but the overall tone that drips with needless acid grates on you after a while. Safe and Secure Payments. Jokes aside, Indlish is, perhaps the best book on Indian English.

More of a grammar book than I’d have liked it to be, but written in a humourous style – which saves it, I’d say. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. In the battle against the corruptors of English, Sanyal”s arrows first strike the journalists.

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