Some information in English about plain Swedish language.
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The Language Council of Sweden (Språkrådet) is a departement of the official language authority the Institute of Language and Folklore (Institutet för språk och folkminnen).
The Plain Swedish Office at Språkrådet
Download a leaflet about our work with plain language (pdf, 384.2 kB).
We initiate events through our newsletter, the Plain language bulletin (Klarspråk), which is published four times a year. It can be obtained free of charge.
The bulletin is in Swedish only. If you want to subscribe: send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and address.
In May every year the Plain Swedish Crystal is awarded to an authority which has obtained good results in its plain language work.
Through a web-based test, writers can test their texts to see if they meets the standards of Plain language. By answering 30 questions, the writer gets an opinion about the text and tips about what to do to make it better.
The test exists only in Swedish (so far): Klarspråkstestet.