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Subject:Re: Simplified English - a real pain From:jhonore -at- synavant -dot- com To:techwr-l Date:Mon, 18 Sep 2000 4:57:56
Ernst Sibberson wrote about Simplified English guide lines:
< Following it is a real pain >
Writing "Simplified English" to cope with an international audience does
not only rely on techniques of using dictionaries and syntax rules. It is
also a mind set: Think clearly and keep it simple. Formulate your words as
you would do if you were speaking a foreign language. Write it down
This method is valid for all languages.
More than 20 years ago, I learnt the basics using a method called "Writing
Chinese". It was a chapter in a book written by Rudolf Flesh. The title
was something like "Thinking and writing clearly..."
Does anyone know if a similar book is available on the market now?
Manager, Learning Solutions
SYNAVANT - Product & Technology Delivery
E-mail: jhonore -at- synavant -dot- com