Plain language, clear and simple / Prepared by NGL Consultants Ltd. Issued by the National Literacy Secretariat. : Ci53-3/3-1991E

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This handbook offers advice on plain-language writing. Intended for government authors, it is a useful resource for others interested in producing writing that is more accessible, more exact, and clearer to experts and nonexperts alike. It includes chapters on planning and preparing a piece of writing, organizing it, the style of sentences and paragraphs, choice of words, and formatting. A helpful list of points to remember follows each chapter.

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Publication information
Department/Agency Canada. Multiculturalism and Citizenship. Citizenship.
Title Plain language, clear and simple / Prepared by NGL Consultants Ltd. Issued by the National Literacy Secretariat.
Publication type Monograph
Language [English]
Other language editions [French]
Format Paper
Other formats Electronic-[English]
Note(s) Contents: Plain language and the public servant.--Before you start writing.--Make your writing effective.--Clear and simple: paragraphs and sentences.--Think about your choice of words.--Appearances are very important.--Check with the experts, your readers.--A check list.--For more information.
Publishing information Ottawa - Ontario : Multiculturalism and Citizenship. 1991.
Binding Spiral binding
Description 55p. : references ; 23 cm.
ISBN 0-660-14185-X
Catalogue number
  • Ci53-3/3-1991E
Subject terms Writing
Plain language
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