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Writing in Plain English

Judy Steiner-Williams

5 mins

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Writing in Plain English highlights how important it is to be able to communicate effectively in English, providing helpful techniques to write effectively.

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Writing in Plain English

Writing in Plain English

by Judy Steiner-Williams

Overview

Reading and writing are a part of our everyday lives, but it's inevitable that we'll come across texts from time to time that are too difficult to understand. It's not uncommon for pieces of writing to be unnecessarily complex, or simply incorrect. Legislation, laws, manuals, magazines, or emails that are complex, use large words, or are too difficult to read can exclude or alienate readers.

Fortunately, Judy Steiner-Williams has more than 30 years of experience in teaching writing and business communication. Throughout her career she has helped numerous students and business professionals how to improve and simplify their writing, ensuring that readers feel more engaged.

This course takes you through the history and value of plain English, focusing on the most common mistakes that people make when writing. Writing in Plain English will help you to develop your writing skills, ensuring that your work becomes accurate, brief, and clear.

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No one technique defines plain English. Rather, plain language is defined by results. It's easy to read, understand, and use.

- Judy Steiner-Williams

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