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 .|
|Other language editions||[French]|
|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.
1. Plain language and the public servant -- 2. Before you start writing -- 3. Make your writing effective -- 4. Clear and simple: paragraphs and sentences -- 5. Think about your choice of words -- 6. Appearances are very important -- 7. Check with the experts, your readers -- 8. A check list -- 9. For more information.
Issued also in print format.
|Publishing information||Ottawa : [Multiculturalism and Citizenship], c1991.|
|Description||55 p. : col. ill.|
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|Subject terms|| English language |
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