Keep Your Sentences Simple!
Published on 07 Dec, 2016
Less is more.
In an age of information overload, conciseness is the need of the hour. Let’s see the following examples to understand this better:
Paul has a great appetite for knowledge compared with anyone else in the team.
Paul has a greater appetite for knowledge than anyone else in the team.
We had a discussion on the current trends in the financial industry.
We discussed the current trends in the financial industry.
Don’t use one long, tiring sentence when you can use three crisper ones instead!
Given the considerable shortages of existing healthcare facilities, the current costs of healthcare at private facilities, the extent of overseas medical travel and the preponderance of out-of-pocket spending, there is vast potential for a healthcare model offering high-quality services especially in Kinshasa (due to availability of physicians).
There is a considerable shortage of existing healthcare facilities in the country. Moreover, current healthcare costs at private facilities are high, the frequency of overseas travel for medical purposes is low, and there is a limited preponderance of out-of-pocket spending. Hence, there is vast potential for a healthcare model that offers high-quality services, especially in Kinshasa (due to the availability of physicians in this region).