ComAbility TRAINING OPTIONS
I’m confused Easy, Plain, Simple/ Basic English! What are they talking about? two hours
Puzzled with all this terminology? In fact each refers to a different form of English writing & purpose. The session will define each,
identify when & how each style is used.
Who should attend: Those with responsibilities in disability, multicultural diversity &/ marketing communications.
Plain English Made Plain - Easy English Made Easy half day
Defines and presents both styles of English.
* Introduces each, identifies benefits & when
* Presents examples & reviews key functional
Who should attend: Those responsible for preparing public information & the writing of resources as part of their work in communications, disability &/ multicultural diversity.
Writing Workshop – Introducing Easy English full day
Our focus is on planning your Easy English project to meet the needs of your targetted audience. How to prepare & turn your written materials into information that can be followed by those with low levels of English literacy &/ comprehension.
* Purpose, vision & planning.
* How will your audience use the publication.
* Words & the complimentary use of images.
* Accessing &/ gaining expertise for creation of
these words & visual elements.
* How do you alert audiences with low literacy
to your alternative resources?
* Distributing to these audiences.
Who should attend: Anyone wishing to reach
audiences with low English literacy.
Back to basics- Plain English Writing
What they didn’t teach you at school.
hands-on review of the 21 Century writing skills needed, so everyday writing, reports & information resources are easily understood by a wide audience.
Who should attend: Anyone wishing to improve their core writing skills.
Communications Choices & Technology used by people with
sensory, motor &/ cognitive