About the course
The Internet version of the Plain English course is based on the popular one-day courses we run all over the country. The 100-page online course covers the fundamentals of plain English writing, and will show you how to write documents that can be understood and acted upon after one reading. When you apply the techniques you learn on this course, you will find your writing will improve enormously.
The course covers the following subjects.
- The problems of unclear writing
- Choosing an appropriate style for the audience
- Different writing styles
- Suggestions for clear writing
- Active and passive verbs
- Getting rid of redundant words
- Shortening sentences
- Making sentences positive instead of negative
- Revealing hidden verbs
- Style guidelines
- Using lists
- Common myths shattered
You can choose one of two versions of the course. One concentrates on how to write letters. The other covers different techniques for writing reports.
The course costs £100 plus VAT (total price £120). You use the course on a password-protected website. Your fee gives you unlimited access to the course for two weeks.
We accept payment in pounds sterling (GBP), euros (EUR), US dollars (USD), Australian dollars (AUD) and New Zealand dollars (NZD).
We can accept payment with the following cards.
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Refunds may be given at the discretion of the management.