Plain language around the world

PLAIN members are working in plain language around the world:

begrijpelijke taal Dutch
plain language English
selkeä kieli Finnish
communication claire French
közérthető fogalmazás Hungarian
linguaggio chiaro Italian
bahasa yang mudah Malay
klarspråk Norwegian
linguagem clara Portuguese
lenguaje claro Spanish
klarspråk Swedish

International resources

Here is a list of free official resources in some of the languages spoken by our members:

Country Resource name
BelgiumBelgium Écrire pour être lu. Comment rédiger des textes administratifs faciles à comprendre?
CanadaCanada Public Works and Government Services Canada
Bonnes pratiques de la communication écrite dans les démarches en ligne (France-Québec)
Plain Train
FinlandFinland Kotimeisten kielten keskus
MexicoMexico Mejico: Manual de Lenguaje Claro
NetherlandsThe Netherlands NWO
NorwayNorway Klarspråk
PeruPeru Manual Judicial de Lenguaje Claro y Accesible
SwedenSweden Institutet för språk och folkminnen
United-kingdomUnited Kingdom GOV.UK
USAUnited States Center for Plain Language
Plain Language.gov

Multilingual resources

Check out the European Union’s booklet How to Write Clearly in the 24 official languages of the E.U.