Course ID: 3

Writing for Results – Improving your Grammar, Punctuation and Style

The English language is full of twists and turns. Some of its rules are definite, sometimes the answer is “either is correct” and sometimes the only resolution is “it depends.” This interactive course is full of examples and quick quizzes to show you how to deal with common grammar, punctuation and style problems in your business writing. It enables writers to avoid the negative impression created by grammar and punctuation mistakes.

This learning experience can be customized if your firm has a writing style guide.and can emphasize consistent application of your firm’s standards. It can be delivered in various formats (virtual, face-to-face, “lunch and learn, etc. ). Facilitators deliver the course using the ThinkTank collaboration software platform which enables a “hands on” approach ensures a highly interactive and engaging learning experience.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES
  • Approach writing as a writer and an editor
  • Show your professionalism through the correctness of your grammar, punctuation and style
  • Edit for consistency
  • Be aware of important international variations in English language usage

MAJOR TOPICS
  • Pre-work - sharing areas for improvement and identifying “pet peeves”
  • Remembering how to identify parts of speech and the structure of sentences
  • Choosing punctuation and capitalization with confidence
  • Using the right grammar for clarity
  • Identifying and correcting business writing’s most common grammar mistakes
  • Differentiating commonly confused words
  • Proofreading effectively
  • Applying techniques to get the best from WORD’s spelling and grammar tools
  • Accessing online grammar and style help

DESIGNED FOR
Business professionals who write as an important part of their everyday job

FIELD OF STUDY
Communications

PREREQUISITES
None

COURSE PRODUCER
Writing for Results – Improving your Grammar, Punctuation and Style

CPE CREDITS
2.0

LEVEL
6

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