Easy English Factsheets

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What is Easy English?

Easy English is more accessible for people who have difficulty reading and understanding written information. It uses:

  • clear, simple language
  • one idea per sentence
  • short sentences
  • direct language (readers are addressed as 'you')
  • pictures, logos or photographs to add meaning to the text
  • minimal punctuation.

Easy English Factsheets are available for the following topics:

Text only versions for screen readers (based on Easy English text):

Producing Easy English

The Easy English Factsheets were originally produced by Communication Resource Centre at Scope for Consumer Affairs Victoria.

The Communication Resource Centre is part of a state-wide service providing information and resources for people with little or no speech (complex communication needs). It specialises in developing information in Easy English, plain language and other accessible formats.