Plain Language: Getting Started or Brushing Up

This website consists of five sections and a checklist you can print. In each section, you will find a number of cards you can flip through to learn about using plain language in your work. When you are done with the final section, you can print a certificate of completion.

Where would you like to go? If you are new to plain language, begin with Before You Start Writing.

The plain language content presented here is also available as a downloadable resource.

This page last reviewed on December 7, 2016