Plain English for Doctors is the first book on plain English medical writing. Its tips on writing clearly are specific, and easy to apply. Each tip comes with exercises based on excerpts from articles published in leading medical journals. This book is a must for any medical writer.
A plain-English guide to one of the toughest courses around So, you survived the first semester of Organic Chemistry (maybe even by the skin of your teeth) and now it's time to get back to the classroom and lab! Organic Chemistry II For Dummies is an easy-to-understand reference to this often challenging subject. Thanks to this book, you'll get friendly and comprehensible guidance on everything you can expect to encounter in your Organic Chemistry II course. An extension of the successful Organic Chemistry I For Dummies Covers topics in a straightforward and effective manner Explains concepts and terms in a fast and easy-to-understand way Whether you're confused by composites, baffled by biomolecules, or anything in between, Organic Chemistry II For Dummies gives you the help you need – in plain English!
A complete update covering the many advances to the XML language The XML language has become the standard for writing documents on the Internet and is constantly improving and evolving. This new edition covers all the many new XML-based technologies that have appeared since the previous edition four years ago, providing you with an up-to-date introductory guide and reference. Packed with real-world code examples, best practices, and in-depth coverage of the most important and relevant topics, this authoritative resource explores both the advantages and disadvantages of XML and addresses the most current standards and uses of XML. Features the most updated content built on audience feedback from the previous edition as well as the vast knowledge from XML developer teams Boasts new chapters on RELAX NG and Schematron, XML functionality in databases, LINQ to XML, Jabber and XMLPP, XHTML, HTML5, and more Offers in-depth coverage on extracting data from XML and updated material on Web Services Beginning XML, Fifth Edition delivers the most important aspects of XML in regard to what it is, how it works, what technologies surround it, and how it can best be used in a variety of situations.
This textbook is designed to learn how personal computer operates. Easy-to-understand, in plain English it will teach you how to work with Windows operating system (desktop, working with windows, files and folders, customizing and others), with the Microsoft Word word processor (ribbon interface, character, paragraph and page formatting, using styles, searching, check spelling and others), with the Excel program (formatting, using formulas and functions, charting), and with PowerPoint (creating presentations). The necessary information is presented on how to use the Internet and electronic mail. Glossary of computer terms is provided. The textbook can be used both in the universities and at schools. It will be helpful for all who are interested in “computer English” and want to study personal computer fundamentals, who is eager to read and understand English language texts on personal computers and learn computer vocabulary.
English for Aviation is part of the Express Series. It has been designed to help students reach ICAO Operational Level 4. It can be used to supplement a regular coursebook, on its own, as a stand-alone intensive specialist course, or for self-study. English for Aviation will help pilots and air traffic controllers with standard phraseology as well as improve plain English in the skills areas specified by ICAO.
Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was an English journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist. "Plain Tales from the Hills" was his first volume of prose fiction. Vignettes of life in British India give vivid insights into Anglo-India at work and play, and into the character of the Indians themselves. Witty, wry, sometimes cynical, these tales with their brevity and concentration of effect are landmarks in the history of the short story as an art-form.
This book presents before the readers the deterioration in the water quality parameters of River Yamuna flowing in the Gangetic plain of the mainland India. Actually the Gangetic plain is made by the flowing rivers in the area as Yamuna and Ganga brought the plain and made the soil of plain fertile & Brahmaputra from the side of Assam i.e. eastern Himalayas supports the Gangetic River System of the plain before making the largest delta of the world i.e. the Bengal Delta. Not only the water quality of Yamuna River is deteriorated, after Allahabad(Prayag) the main River Ganga also gets deteriorated in its water quality and this disturbs the fertility of the Gangetic plain.
English is the second language and associate official language in India. English spoken in India is different from English (RP) or American English. It has its own peculiarities of pronunciation. This work is a humble effort of identifying the characteristics of the articulation of certain consonants in the English Language spoken in north India. This work may help the linguists in understanding some of the features of Indian English spoken in the northern part of India.
Hiding Politics in Plain Sight examines the costs of market mechanisms, especially cause marketing, as a strategy for change. Industry and corporate-connected individuals use market mechanisms to brand issues like breast cancer widely, shaping public understanding. But framed as consensus-based social issues rather than contentious political issues, they essentially hide politics in plain sight.