english

The Making of an Editor

The importance of good grammar has been underscored time and again by linguaphiles. How can you improve yours? What does it take to be a skilful editor? A good command of the language is something you acquire quite naturally if you’ve been an avid reader. Constant exposure to the language, […]

The Read-Write Debate

Should we write as we speak or speak as we write?   According to Jyoti Sanyal, author of “Indlish—the book for every English-Speaking Indian”, this debate has been going on for centuries. He says that written English began as a write-as-you speak movement. Casual, simple writing was encouraged. A good […]