Plain Language Tips
Today is International Plain Language Day!
In plain language writing, the words, layout, and design are so clear that your audience can find what they need, understand what they find, and use that information. It saves time and money, and improves understanding. COVID-19 resources in plain language are a recent example of the importance of plain language for clear communication.
What are some tips for writing in plain language? Here are some suggestions from Editors Canada.
How understandable is your writing? Use this checklist to see how you’re doing.
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