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Online Writing plain English course

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Full course programme

Try a free lesson from the course. Fill in the form below and we'll send you a link to the introductory lesson What do we mean by plain English? which also looks at the main plain English techniques.

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Learn how to write in plain English with our online Writing plain English course

You can start learning how to use plain English straight away by signing up for our online course. You can learn at your own pace, at home or at work. The course takes around four hours to work through, but you don't have to do it all at once.

Have the course tailored for your staff

If you manage a team, or are responsible for your organisation's training, you can train all your people to use plain English without their having to leave their desks. We can tailor the course by creating exercises based on your own documents. We also offer a generous discount on the usual cost 'per head'.

If you'd like more information, please email us. If you prefer, you can fill in the form over on the right and try a free lesson, or phone 0114 257 1400 and ask for Dave Fox.

What does the course cover?

The course includes all the topics that we cover in our successful classroom courses and there is even a plain English phrase book to help you if you're stuck for the right word. There are lots of exercises to help you apply your new-found skills and knowledge. To see the full course programme please click the icon on the right. Or you can fill in the form and try a free lesson.


It costs £85 to subscribe to the course, then you can access it as often as you want for a whole year.

If you're paying for the course yourself, either by credit card or PayPal, you can subscribe here.

If your organisation is paying (UK only) you can subscribe here by email. Just tell us your name, your organisation and the invoice address. We will invoice you and email you a user name and password so you can start using the course. (Our refunds policy.)

If you would like more information about the course, please email us. Or phone 0114 257 1400 and ask for Dave Fox.

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