Instead of -- Try
- addressees -- you
- assist, assistance -- aid, help
- commence -- begin, start
- implement -- carry out, start
- in accordance with -- by, following, per, under
- in order that -- for, so
- in the amount of -- for
- in the event of -- if
- it is -- (omit)
- promulgate -- issue, publish
- this activity, command -- us, we
- utilize, utilization -- use.
The list is provided by the Plain Language Action & Information Network (or PLAIN), a group of employees in the U.S. federal government from many different agencies and specialties. They support the use of clear communication in government writing.