Use active voice

Although we usually use active voice in our speech, we often use passive voice when we write. You’ll become a better writer if you can recognise active and passive voice in your writing and know when to use them. The subject in a sentence is the person or thing that is doing something. When you … Continue reading Use active voice

Use plain English

Have you come across the term plain English? It’s a style of writing that uses language, structure and presentation that readers can understand and act on by reading just once. Plain English is language that: uses commonly understood words and phrases is clear and concise avoids unnecessary technical jargon is appropriate to the audience’s age, … Continue reading Use plain English