Plain language techniques make your written communications clear and they help the audience easily understand your intended message. The Government of Canada's communications policy states, "An institution's duty to inform the public includes the obligation to communicate effectively .... To ensure clarity and consistency of information, plain language and proper grammar must be used in all communication with the public."
This workshop will provide you with skills needed to communicate clearly, concisely, coherently, and correctly. You will learn how to gear each piece of communication to its intended audience, always keeping the needs of the audience in mind.
At the end of this workshop, you will be able to:
- Use plain language techniques to communicate effectively
- Understand the rationale for using plain language
- Write clearly and concisely
- Follow Government of Canada plain language guidelines
Time: 9:00 am to 4:30 pm