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Mistake-Free Grammar and Proofreading

Proofreading Your Work to Perfection with Accuracy and Editing

 
 

 

 

"Proofreading is so much more than just spotting a typo in your paper or favorite book. It requires a great deal of training.”

– Chandra Clarke, President of Scribendi

 

Have you ever gotten a sick feeling when you realized that a piece of business communication you had written went out with a glaring grammatical error smack in the middle of it?

Get a firm grip now.  Join Communication Coach, Ms Emma Jones in this 1 day skills-packed workshop designed for busy professionals like you who want a super-fast, easy way to brush up on grammar, spelling, punctuation and business usage

 

Key Takeaways

 

This proofreading seminar is interactive, engaging, and truly effective in refreshing you on the basics of business English

 

 

Event Details

Date: 23 Nov 2016 (Wed)

Time: 9am - 5pm

 

Venue

100 Orchard Road
#04-100, Concorde Hotel
Singapore 238840

 

Course Fees

$600 | $360 after 40% PIC Grant

  • Inclusive of 1 buffet lunch and 2 light refreshments

To register, you can either register online or download a hardcopy registration form

 

Register Online

 

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Contact Details

Ms. Amelia Lim
amelia@aventisglobal.edu.sg

6720-3333 | phone
6720-2222 | fax

 

 

 
  • The grammar rules every professional must know

  • Rules for capitalization and punctuation

  • Techniques for finding errors in numbers, prices, codes, dates, etc.

  • Commonly misused words and how to use them correctly

Basics of Proofreading

  • Editing or proofreading? How to determine which skill your job really requires

  • How to increase your proofreading speed — without sacrificing accuracy

  • Proofreading marks: learn what they are and practice using them

Grammar rules to remember

  • A review of basic grammar rules

  • How to fix run-on sentences

  • The rules of subject-verb agreement

  • Common Grammar mistakes

Punctuation

  • 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

  • Dashes and parentheses

Form and usage of words

  • Frequently misused words (advice/advise)

  • Commonly misspelled words

  • Capitalization rules

  • When to use numbers and when to use words (50 or fifty?)

  • A final practice!

 
     
 

Who Should Attend?

 
     
 

This grammar training course is recommended for executives, PAs, managers and working professionals who want to improve their grammar skills and increase their confidence with all types of business writing. This course is also ideal for technical writers, editors, and proofreaders.

 
     
 

Testimonials

 
     
 

"We continue to receive very positive comments about Emma’s courses from my staff members. Several people, including our internal communication manager, said that Emma provided the best one-day training courses. Many thanks for providing insights, tips and factoids that will enable our company to write and communicate even better to our bosses and stakeholders."
- Cynthia Zhuang, Marketing Manager, NETS Singapore

 

"Great business courses by Emma! I walk away with some great tips and insights which are not just ideas that have no practical consideration. The class’s spirit of spontaneity and engagement is also very encouraging for my learning. Every trainer should be able to keep the attention of the class just like she has."
- Jess Tang-Xin, Senior Admin Executive, Singapore Workforce Development Agency

“I loved Emma’s presentation style. She shares stories to help everyone relate to the business scenarios that we may encounter at work. She also simplifies concepts for everyone to understand easily. One of the best professional development courses I have been to. I will recommend my colleagues to join me for one of her other upcoming courses.” - Razline Maria, Senior Business Associate, Shangri-la Hotel Singapore

 

 
     
 

Trainer’s Profile

 

 
 

Business English and Communications Coach: Emma Jarman-Jones
(MBA, Imperial College London in UK)

 
 

Emma Jarman-Jones specialises in developing and enhancing workplace communication skills. This work includes writing, speaking, interpersonal and management skills training. She has over 15 years of experience training in Singapore, as well as regionally in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam.

 

Emma has worked as an external consultant and trainer with both private and public sectors, designing, customising and delivering programmes, and coaching individuals. She believes in the potential of every person and is dedicated to providing the highest quality of training that will benefit the individual, as well as the organisation.

 

Emma holds an MBA from the Imperial College London in United Kingdom. She has also completed a Diploma in Human Resource Development at the Singapore Institute of Management, and is a certified People Developer Consultant.

 

 

100 Orchard Road #04-100, Concorde Hotel Singapore 238840

 

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