Language Doctor - Neil James

Sep 9, 2016


Dr Neil James is 'Dr Plain English', the man whose passion for clear communication gave life to Plain English Foundation. He speaks with Alan Hickey on FIVEaa Evenings every Monday at 9 pm.

Neil is the Executive Director of Plain English Foundation, which combines plain English training, editing and evaluation with a campaign for more ethical public language. 

After starting his career in government and the media, Neil completed a doctorate in English. He has since published 3 books and over 80 articles and essays on language and literature. His most recent books are Modern Manglish and Writing at Work. He is also a regular media commentator, featuring on the ABC and Nova radio networks and The Mandarin news website.

Find Neil on Twitter as @drplainenglish or follow the Foundation on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.