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* quickly and completely
* quickly and completely


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== Words with same meanings ==
== Words with same meanings ==
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Leichte Sprache (German-Translation)
Leichte Sprache (German-Translation)
Writer-based prose
E2R




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Plain Language Rules:  
Plain Language Rules:  


- Use easy to understand words
- Use easily understandable words
 
- Speak to people directly
 
- Speak and write to the user as you - do not refer to we


- If you need to use difficult words, explain them clearly
- If you need to use difficult words, explain them clearly
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- Use examples to explain things
- Use examples to explain things


- Keep your sentences short.
- Keep your sentences short
 


- Speak to people directly


- Use positive sentences rather than negative ones where possible
- Use positive sentences rather than negative ones where possible


- Use active language rather than passive language where possible
- Use active language. Avoid passive voice.


- Write only 1 idea per sentence
- Write only 1 idea per sentence
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- Always use large writing
- Always use large writing


- Always use a font that is clear and easy to read. For example Arial or Tahoma  
- Always use a font that is clear and easy to read. For example Arial or Tahoma.


- Do not write whole words in capitals
- Do not write whole words in capitals
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- To help understanding your text, you should put images next to it to describe what it is about.
- To help understanding your text, you should put images next to it to describe what it is about.
Plain Language can help to improve [[communication]].
It takes less time to read and understand.
It tells the reader exactly what the reader needs to know.




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