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Business Grammar and Punctuation

About the Class

Incorrect grammar and punctuation are costly to your organization and to your reputation.  Clear up confusion and turn embarrassment into confidence by applying the standard rules for sentence structure, punctuation, grammar, and usage. In this engaging and interactive workshop, brush up on proofreading and editing techniques that not only eliminate errors but also express your meaning clearly. Get back to the basics.  Mistake-free messages build your credibility in a variety of professional situations Participants will receive a Pace University Certificate of Completion.

Program Topics

  • Editing for the most common mistakes in word choice and word form
  • Revising grammar by exploring correct options
  • Applying punctuation rules to various sentence structures
  • Noticing the differences and uses of active and passive voices
  • Clearing up word order confusion, including modifiers and dependent clauses
  • Choosing sentence connectors that add coherence to your message

Course Benefits

  • Build your confidence by recognizing and applying the rules
  • Apply time-saving proofreading techniquesKnow how and when to choose exceptions to the rules
  • Know how and when to choose exceptions to the rules
  • Choose between a variety of sentence structures that support the context
  • Follow the writing process with a focus on editing
  • Craft well-organized and concise sentences as part of your overall message
  • Expand your vocabulary as it relates to improving sentence structure

Meet the instructor

Theresa

Theresa has navigated among a variety of business training contexts, serving both native and nonnative English speaking professionals in various industries (financial, marketing, nonprofit, environmental) in both the public and private sectors. She began her professional career… Full Bio

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