ISBN 9788183071413,Speak Better Write Better English

Speak Better Write Better English



Goyal Publishers And Distributors

Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9788183071413

ISBN-10 8183071414


Language (English)

English Learning & Teaching

Written by Norman Lewis, the book is an easy-to-follow guide for honing written and spoken English skills. Summary Of The Book In Speak Better Write Better English, Norman Lewis instructs readers on effective communication. He distills his knowledge of the language to focus on achieving fluency in communication. Through his structured methodology, Lewis guides the readers into becoming better at written and spoken English. In this book, each aspect of effective communication, like pronunciation, spelling, grammar, etc., is discussed in great detail. The fundamentals of each of these is explained, which should work as a guide for everyday communication. Commonly used words in everyday communication are also brought up and their correct usage is explained. A series of self-assessment exercises are given at the end of each chapter. The focus here is to make the readers thorough in their understanding of the concepts discussed. Lewis stresses that the key to effective communication is regularity and application. Therefore, the chapters are short and structured in a way that the readers devote some time with the book on a regular basis. Readers are also encouraged to use the learning in their day-to-day life to enhance recall and application of the concepts. About Norman Lewis Norman Lewis was an acclaimed writer of self-help books on the English language. Lewis is widely held as an authority on English language and his books are self-help classics. He wrote over 60 widely popular books on improving various aspects of English like vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation. Some of his most famous books include 30 Days to Better English, How To Read Better And Faster, Correct Spelling Made Easy, and Word Power Made Easy. Since the prime focus of his books is learning, Lewis tries to make them as interesting and interactive as possible. In explaining a word, he would always give the word root or a humorous anecdote behind it. He would use unusual memorizing devices to make things easy to remember. He was also quite insightful in his selection of issues on a subject, touching upon all common errors. Lewis was born in 1912 in Brooklyn, New York, and earned his master’s from Columbia University. Apart from writing, Lewis also taught English throughout his career. He initially taught at the City College of New York and New York University, after which he moved to the Rio Hondo College where he remained till his death in 2006.