Good Grammar and Punctuation

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Course Description:

Correct use of English grammar and accurate punctuation are areas that many people find difficult. This one day course is ideal for anyone who feels that their written work can sometimes let them down.

The course covers the essentials of English grammar and how to correctly structure sentences. The course also provide hints and tips on how to avoid common errors in grammar and punctuation. This course is not designed for those who wish to learn English as a foreign language.

This course includes the following modules:

Basic sentence construction

  • Subjects and objects
  • Nouns, pronouns and verbs
  • Adverbs and adjectives
  • Capital letters and full stops
  • Commas, colons and semi-colons

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Course Description:

Correct use of English grammar and accurate punctuation are areas that many people find difficult. This one day course is ideal for anyone who feels that their written work can sometimes let them down.

The course covers the essentials of English grammar and how to correctly structure sentences. The course also provide hints and tips on how to avoid common errors in grammar and punctuation. This course is not designed for those who wish to learn English as a foreign language.

This course includes the following modules:

Basic sentence construction

  • Subjects and objects
  • Nouns, pronouns and verbs
  • Adverbs and adjectives
  • Capital letters and full stops
  • Commas, colons and semi-colons
  • Punctuation rules

The structure of English

  • Structuring sentences
  • Phrases and clauses
  • Subject and verb agreement
  • Linking ideas
  • Using different conjunctions
  • Problems and solutions

Tenses

  • Using different tenses
  • Correct use of tense
  • The passive and active tense

Apostrophes and plurals

  • Before the S
  • After the S

Writing styles

  • Concise and succinct sentences
  • Using descriptive sentences
  • When to use different styles

Tips and tricks

  • Avoiding common grammatical mistakes
  • Commonly confused and misused words

Proofing your work

  • How to spot mistakes
  • Correcting your own work

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