Plain language, clear and simple: Ci53-3/3-1991E-PDF

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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Department/Agency Multiculturalism and Citizenship. National Literacy Secretariat.
Title Plain language, clear and simple
Publication Type Monograph
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note Prepared by NGL Consultants Ltd and National Literacy Secretariat. Cf. Prefatory material. Also issued in French under title: Pour un style clair et simple.
Date c1991.
Number of Pages 55 p. :
Catalogue Number
  • Ci53-3/3-1991E-PDF
Subject Terms English language, Plain language