Write For Your Reader The Northwest Territories Literacy Council
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A Plain Language Handbook


Step 1:
Know Your Readers and the Purpose of Your Document
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Before your write or edit anything, ask yourself:

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Who are my readers?
   
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Where and when will my readers use this document?
   
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What is the purpose of my document?
   
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What do my readers need to know?
   
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What type of document do I need?


   
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