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“El padre” (Paco Sánchez)

16 March 2019

twitter: @eugenio_fouz

padre e hijo

El padre

PACO SÁNCHEZ

La Voz de Galicia; 16/03/2019

No me gustaban el día del padre y el día de la madre, hasta que me di cuenta de que a ellos sí. Ahora, en general, no me gustan los días de casi nada, esas fechas con dedicatorias abstractas, a veces peregrinas: Día de la Hispanidad o del Medioambiente, no sé, quedan pocas fechas libres. Hay días para todo. Escribo el 15 de marzo, Día Mundial de los Derechos del Consumidor y también Día del Sueño. Como lo leen. Sin embargo, cuando se aproxima San José, echo más de menos a mi padre. Recuerdo aún hoy el tacto cálido de aquella mano a la que me agarraba de niño.” (…)

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El padre (Paco Sánchez)

Publicada en “La Voz de Galicia”, 16.03.2019 (sábado)

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El padre (Paco Sánchez)

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“How to write shorter”(Josh Bernoff)

16 March 2019

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https://withoutbullshit.com/blog/write-shorter/

Be a good person …

16 March 2019

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A business communication reading list

16 March 2019

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Anne Hathaway, actress

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Well, in other words, a master key for reading on business communication. I have found out a pretty interesting web inside and I suppose I will get more. (Downloadable listenings, tests, texts and activities)

Jefflarche.com

http://www.jefflarche.com/2018/02/24/a-business-communication-reading-list/

“A month ago to the day, I provided a crowd-sourced list of recommended readings for the career-minded. I didn’t have room in that post to talk about all the excellent suggestions from one extraordinary friend. Jill Stewart is a professional lecturer at DePaul University’s College of Communication. I’ve never told her this, but hand’s down my favorite business class in college was Business Communication.” (…)

“Books on how to improve your writing

Clark, How to Write Short (2014) and Writing Tools (2008)
Danziger, Get to the Point (2001)
Gray-Grant, 8 ½ Steps to Writing Faster, Better (2008)
Fiske, The Dictionary of Concise Writing, (2006)
Fogarty, Grammar Girl’s Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing (2008)
Kallan, Renovating Your Writing, (2013)
King, On Writing, (2000)
Klinkenborg, Several Short Sentences about Writing (2012)
McCormack, Brief (2014)
Norris, Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen (2016)
O’Connor, Woe is I (2012)
O’Connor, Words Fail Me (1999)
Rubin, Hey Wait How Do I Write This Email? (2015)
Strunk & White, Elements of Style, (1999)*
Watt & Bradford, An E.B. White Reader (1996)
Yagoda, How to Not Write Bad, (2013)
Zinsser, On Writing Well (1998) ”

Jill Stewart

(…)

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Webs included on the list:

quickanddirtytips (grammar girl) 

https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/grammar-girl

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See:

Interesting language stories in the news

(35 mins AUDIO)

https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/grammar/news-chat

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