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      Courses for lawyers

Glorious grammar and precise punctuation


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 help to save your blushes and stop you dropping a grammatical clanger!


Outcomes

As a result of attending the course, you will:

  • recognise different word classes and use them appropriately;
  • manage your sentences;
  • punctuate accurately; and
  • review and correct your own work.

Content

Tackling common problems

Spelling, split infinitives, ending sentences with prepositions, less/fewer, etc

Using word classes effectively

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

Writing sentences that flow

Identifying the subject, verb and object; working with the core of a sentence; subject and verb agreement; active and passive sentences

Proper Punctuation

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

Choosing the best words for the job

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

  

Format

Workshop with games, quizzes and practical work. Feedback throughout.

Duration

3 hours

Delegates

Anyone who wants to improve their grammar and punctuation

Maximum 15 per course

Tutors

Linda Moran

 

 

 

 

To discuss how we can help call Linda Moran on 0114 273 83000114 273 8300.