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Glorious grammar and precise punctuation course

Synopsis

This course will help you to be more confident in your use of English. It will improve your grammar, spelling and punctuation. It could also save your blushes and stop you dropping a grammatical clanger!


Outcomes

As a result of attending the course, you will be able to:

  • recognise different word classes and use them appropriately;
  • punctuate accurately; and
  • review and correct your own work.
Glorious grammar and precise punctuation
Glorious grammar and precise punctuation

Course topics

Introduction

Reviewing pre-course work: spelling, splitting infinitives, ending sentences with prepositions, less/fewer.

Word classes

Verbs, nouns, pronouns, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions, determiners, exclamations.

Sentences

Identifying the subject, verb and object; working with the core; subject and verb agreement; active/passive voice.

Punctuation

Apostrophes, colons & semicolons, commas, full stops, hyphens, question marks, quotation marks.

Word choices

Using plurals with collective nouns, who/whom, that/which, using personal pronouns, consistent phrasing.

  

Format

Delegates are sent a short quiz to complete before the course.

The course involves practical exercises in small group work

Duration

3 hours

Delegates

Ideal for anyone wanting to brush up on their grammar and punctuation

Maximum 16 delegates

Tutors

Linda Moran

 

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To discuss how we can help call Linda Moran on 0114 273 8300.