Proofreading Basics

This is a brief, enjoyable proofreading workshop for people who don’t write for a living.

Book your place

  • Oct 16
    Mon, 16 Oct 2017
    • £370.00 excl. VAT
  • Dec 11
    Mon, 11 Dec 2017
    • £370.00 excl. VAT
Or call: 020 7164 6405

Course Information

Time
One Day: 10 am to 4:30pm
Venue
Henshall Centre, 5 Glasshouse Walk, Vauxhall, London SE11 SES
Interested in running this as a private or custom course?Enquire

Learn to spot the little mistakes, typos and grammar errors that are making you look less professional in this workshop. We will teach you a few simple techniques that make proofreading faster and more accurate, focusing mainly on spotting and correcting grammar, spelling and punctuation errors.

You won’t find yourself sat around listening to a lecture on grammar – instead, you’ll be identifying areas you have trouble with and working on them through exercises and games. You will leave the course with useful templates and worksheets, so you benefit from your new skills immediately.

Course content

– Techniques that ensure you find errors efficiently
– A yawn-free grammar-skills upgrade
– How to use punctuation correctly
– The most common spelling and grammatical? errors
– What to do when you aren’t sure

If you’re looking for detail, here’s some stuff we’ll cover

– Subject-verb agreement
– Quotation marks and parentheses
– Apostrophes simplified forever
– Commas, colons, semicolons, dashes and hyphens
– Abbreviations and acronyms
– Common crimes – misusing words
– Capitalisation, acronyms, abbreviations

What to expect

This is an intensive and fun proofreading workshop, limited to eight people. Alongside the practical experience, you’ll also get a proofreading guide and worksheets.

Who should attend?

– Anybody that writes and publishes or sends anything at work
– PR and marketing professionals
– Content marketers
– Designers and art editors
– App developers

Book your place

  • Oct 16
    Mon, 16 Oct 2017
    • £370.00 excl. VAT
  • Dec 11
    Mon, 11 Dec 2017
    • £370.00 excl. VAT
Or call: 020 7164 6405

Course Information

Time
One Day: 10 am to 4:30pm
Venue
Henshall Centre, 5 Glasshouse Walk, Vauxhall, London SE11 SES
Interested in running this as a private or custom course?Enquire