Free Legal English Exercises, Plain English re-writes

Redrafting passive and provided that

Hello Everyone,

In this week’s exercise, I’d like you to redraft a text which has got a number of legal English errors.

To find out more, please see the video below:

Get more info about the passive and ‘provided that’:

The passive:

The first thing to do would be my unit 8 video from my first course which you can find by clicking here.

And some other resources: legalwritingtips.blogspot.com, www.osbar.org, and www.kentlaw.edu.

‘Provided that’:

Check out my lesson 11 video from my first course which you can find by clicking here.

And some other resources: blog.harwardcommunications.com, www.adamsdrafting.com, and www.michbar.org.

End of week review / my comments:

The aim of this exercise is to make you think about how you can redraft language, yours or others, in a ‘plain English’ way.

If you would like to improve your legal writing and communicate more effectively with your readers, please sign up for one of my online courses.

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