Saturday, September 30, 2006

Plain English

Writing in Plain English

Definition and overall guidelines for keeping your writing user-friendly:
http://www.askoxford.com/betterwriting/plainenglish/

A Plain English Handbook
How to create clear SEC disclosure documents
http://www.sec.gov/pdf/handbook.pdf
Pdf- 70 pages

The Plain Language Action and Information Network (PLAIN)
US
Promoting the use of plain language for all government communications
http://www.plainlanguage.gov/
Includes:
Materials for Trainers
http://www.plainlanguage.gov/resources/for_trainers/details.cfm

Plain English Campaign
UK

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plain_English_Campaign
Official site:

http://www.plainenglish.co.uk/A-Z.html

The Academic Phrasebank
University of Manchester
http://www.phrasebank.man.ac.uk/index.htm


Related Post: EAP

Monday, September 04, 2006

EAP

English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

Study Skills

UK

UEFAP

http://www.uefap.com/

Also

British Association of Lecturers in English for Academic Purpose (BALEAP)

http://www.baleap.org.uk/

Their list of EAP websites:
http://www.baleap.org.uk/eap_websites/index.aspx


US

Purdue

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/index2.html


Citation Machine for MLA and APA style
http://www.citationmachine.net/


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