Plain English Course

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The average reading age in the UK is estimated to be that of an educated 9 year old. Within the workplace especially, this can cause problems, as the use of the English language has become complicated and often confuses people. It is therefore important to be able to produce writing that can be read, understood and acted upon first time by its intended audience.

This online course will emphasise how important it is for you to develop your plain English skills and how doing so will help in every aspect of your life. By completing the course, you will know:

  • What plain English really is
  • How to plan communication
  • Plain English techniques
  • How to put plain English into practice

 

Lesson Plan

 

Areas covered will include:

  • What is Plain English?
  • Poor Communication
  • Planning Communication
  • Plain English techniques
  • Putting Plain English into Practice

 

Accreditation

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

Certification

On completion of this course you will be able to download a College certificate.

Duration

Approximately 1 hour. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like.

Target Audience

This course is aimed at anyone that needs to develop their plain English skills. The information is applicable to any workplace environment, including that of volunteers.

Entry Requirements

 

There are no specific entry requirements.

 

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