Getting to grips with grammar
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An essential refresher for PR professionals who need to produce high-quality written work. If you've ever been confused about where to place an apostrophe or how to use a semicolon properly, this is the course for you. Whether you are drafting a press release, email, proposal, feature or web page, you need to be confident that your work will pass scrutiny.
How will attendees benefit
This course will give you the confidence to use punctuation and sentence structure correctly and address common English grammar mistakes in a commonsense and light-hearted format. It will provide reassurance to every writer and provide delegates with a renewed confidence in the documents they produce.
Who should attend
This seminar is ideal for all PR professionals who have to write or edit work on a day-to-day basis.
What will attendees learn
Grammar myths explored
What makes a sentence a sentence
Placing commas correctly
Semicolons and colons: when and why to use them
Apostrophes: never confuse it's and its again
Getting plurals right
Differences between American and British English
Your personal grammar questions answered
Attendees will receive comprehensive course notes.
About the trainer
Emma Ewing is PR trainer, coach and consultant with a particular interest in communication, people management and personal effectiveness. She advises and trains in a range of organisations in the UK and around the world, meeting PR practitioners from every area of the industry. Before becoming a trainer Emma's career spanned in-house, public sector and latterly high-tech PR in a consultancy environment. She understands the pressures involved in the industry and uses this background to ensure her training is realistic, practical and effective.