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 Canada.Multiculturalism and Citizenship.
Canada.National Literacy Secretariat.
NGL Consulting Ltd.
Title Plain language, clear and simple .
Publication type Monograph
Language [English]
Other language editions [French]
Format Electronic
Electronic document

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Other formats Paper-[English]
Note(s) Prepared by NGL Consultants Ltd and National Literacy Secretariat. Cf. Prefatory material.
Also issued in French under title: Pour un style clair et simple.
Includes bibliographical references: p. 48-50.
Issued also in print format.
Publishing information Ottawa : [Multiculturalism and Citizenship], c1991.
Description 55 p. : col. ill.
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  • Ci53-3/3-1991E-PDF
Subject terms English language, Plain language

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