Health Literacy

Plain Language Basics (HL_PLB)

Plain Language Basics gives you the strategies you need to communicate in plain language. It also gives you plenty of practice using these strategies through fun, targeted activities.

Plain Language Basics covers written and spoken communication. It includes a bonus section on how to effectively check what someone understands from what you say.

In this course, you will:
- review your current plain language skills and learn new ones
- identify how to speak and write in plain language and then practice doing it
- identify how to check understanding effectively

You’ll also get a clear, actionable framework to make your communication
- easier to understand
- easier to act on
- reach people who struggle to understand 
- reach people whose first language is not English
  • Plain Language Basics
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: 2 years