Program Overview

This 16-hour writing skills and proofreading course gives participants a basic review of the parts of speech and basic sentence patterns. Following this refresher, course participants practice their skills by identifying and correcting the most common grammatical errors. Finally, they apply principles of clarity, conciseness, and style as they edit consultant-provided documents and their own samples.

Key Objectives
  • Review the parts of speech and basic sentence structures
  • Identify and correct the most common grammatical errors
  • Edit documents for 8 principles of clarity
  • Edit documents for 4 principles of conciseness
  • Edit documents for an up-to-date, appropriate style
  • Practice proofreading techniques to eliminate misspellings, typos, layout inconsistencies, and grammatical errors
Want to Learn More

Secretaries, administrative assistants, and others whose jobs include proofreading and editing for clarity, conciseness, style, and appropriate grammatical structure.

Who Should Attend

Secretaries, administrative assistants, and others whose jobs include proofreading and editing for clarity, conciseness, style, and appropriate grammatical structure.

Class Size

15-20

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