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Real World Grammar Skills
Teaches the essentials of grammar, punctuation, subject-verb agreement, and proper usage. Designed for today's business professional, this seminar is nonthreatening, motivating, and practical. Easy-to-understand tips and techniques help writers and speakers identify and correct often-missed errors and common mistakes.
Seminar topics include:
Proper Word Usage
Capitalization and Punctuation Guidelines Enunciation and Pronunciation Tips
Common Grammar Pitfalls
The Real World Language Skills Workshop is a comprehensive overview and an invaluable resource.
Writing email correctly is critical to effective business communication. Email has evolved with its own rules and etiquette. This course reinforces the importance of composing clear and concise professional messages. Learn to use a clearly stated subject line, appropriate tone, and accepted email etiquette. Focus on practical proofreading techniques.
Practice exercises include revising and writing email, word usage, punctuation, and grammar essentials. Participants will enjoy The Grammar Group's motivational and entertaining approach.
Who should take this workshop?
All employees who conduct business by email will benefit. This workshop offers participants a hands-on opportunity to
improve their email and "modernize" writing skills. Learn how to write concisely and
expediently without compromising the quality and correctness essential to business correspondence.
Key benefits of this workshop:
Recognize the value of planning email messages. Learn specific ways to write clear and focused messages. Master the secrets of length and proper wording. Eliminate common pitfalls in email writing. Focus on the importance of tone. Update ways to begin and end email messages. Identify appropriate versus inappropriate use of email. Write CLEAR, CONCISE, CORRECT, COMPLETE, AND COURTEOUS email
Write On! focuses on process and technique. Participants will learn to produce clear, concise, professional communications.
The Eight Essentials
To create effective business communications, there are specific considerations: Reader, Tone, Clear and Concise Messages, Correct and Complete Facts, Logical Sequence, Active and Passive Voice, Sentence Structure, and Grammar. Each essential is clearly explained and integrated into the writing and editing process.
The POWER Process
(Plan, Organize, Write, Edit, Revise)
Participants will learn that applying our step-by-step approach to writing and editing will not only reduce stress but also allow them to write more efficiently. This process encourages concentrating on one step at a time rather than juggling all the facets of writing simultaneously.
To incorporate the Essentials of good writing and editing into the POWER process, participants write, revise, and proofread. Group and individual exercises encourage involvement. Participants have the opportunity to review their own documents to learn how to improve them. By identifying specific errors, participants will learn critical skills to apply to their own correspondence.
Write for a specific reader. Choose the right words to create the right tone. Identify and eliminate words or phrases that detract from a clear, concise message. Include all necessary details. Develop methods of organization for a logical sequence. Determine when to use active or passive voice. Construct, vary, and critique sentences for optimum readability.
Technical Writing Seminar
For Technical and Non- technical Professionals
You don't have to be an engineer or computer wizard to benefit from this workshop! Anyone who conveys specialized information--whether it relates to computers, aerospace, education, or even cooking!--needs to create documents understandable to one's readers.
This workshop will help writers at all levels communicate more clearly by:
- Identifying readers' needs
- Including the appropriate detail
- Writing clear, concise, polished
- Formatting for maximum readability
- Writing understandable instructions
- Writing recommendations and
Writing effectively and correctly has never been as much in demand as today! Our clients--the Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 corporations--expect their employees to know how to spell and punctuate. The Grammar Group's unique teaching method makes all this possible without using grammatical terminology. Our seminars are both educational and entertaining.