Binary Method: 10 Rules

英語らしい簡潔な文を話したり書いたりしましょう。"10 Rules of Plain English" を、英日両語であげておきます。

Kelly's 10 Rules of Plain English

  1. Prefer the short word to the long.

  2. Prefer the familiar word to the fancy.

  3. Prefer the specific word to the abstract.

  4. Use no more words than necessary to make your meaning clear.

  5. Use the active voice whenever possible.

  6. Use verbs. Put verbs in action.

  7. When possible, express even a negative in positive form.

  8. Put one piece of information in one sentence.

  9. Put outline first and then details or specifics.

  10. State cause and effect.


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