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Mistake-Free Grammar & Proofreading

Seminar: ID# 1248099
mistake-free-grammar-and-proofreading

Agenda

Basics Of Proofreading
  • How to increase your proofreading speed — without sacrificing accuracy
  • Are you an editor or a proofreader? How to determine which skill your job really requires
  • Proofreading marks: learn what they are and practice using them
  • How to correct writing without changing the meaning
  • Secrets for overcoming monotony and staying alert when proofreading
  • How to create distance from your work so you can catch your own errors
Grammar Rules To Remember
  • A review of basic grammar rules
  • How to fix run-on sentences
  • The rules of subject-verb agreement
  • How to avoid sexist language
  • Who vs. whom; me vs. myself — never be confused again!
Punctuation
  • The 6 most frequently missed rules for using commas
  • How to use semicolons to improve the flow of your sentences
  • How and when to use colons
  • When you should use quotation marks — and when you shouldn't (By the way, does the period go inside or outside the quotation marks?)
  • Dashes and parentheses (Did you know they are opposites?)
Usage And Form
  • When to use further/farther, affect/effect, continual/continuous. and other frequently misused words
  • 150 commonly misspelled words (a take-home list you'll use often!)
  • Capitalization rules
  • When to use numbers and when to use words (50 or fifty?)
  • A final quiz that will show how much more skilled and confident you are!
Order:
Mistake-Free Grammar & Proofreading
Pricing:
$99.00
Metropolitan Area:
Fort Wayne
Venue:
Ramada Plaza Hotel
305 E Washington Center Rd
Fort Wayne
Contact Phone:
770-410-1219
Date:
6/14/2019 (9:00 - 4:00pm local time)
Qty:
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