Written Communications

Grammar Review - Part 2 (1 Day)

When you look at grammar usage books, do you find yourself confused and at a loss for answers? How many of the latest changes in grammar do you know? This one-day workshop covers the basics of grammar, word usage, spelling, and sentence structure to include pronouns; adjectives; adverbs; prepositions and prepositional phrases; subject/verb agreement; dependent and independent clauses; and sentence fragments, run-ons, and comma splices. Everything covered in this fast-paced workshop has a practical application for writers. Grammar Review – Part 1 is not required to take this class.

    NOTE: This course supports the principles of Plain Talk.

      Performance Objectives: Upon completion of this course you should be able to:

      • Understand the use of grammar in writing.
      • Use pronouns correctly by number, gender, person, and case.
      • Recognize and use adjectives, articles, and pronoun adjectives correctly.
      • Recognize and use adverbs correctly in informal and formal writing.
      • Use and properly punctuate prepositions and prepositional phrases.
      • Find verbs and write with proper subject/verb agreement.
      • Identify and punctuate sentence parts: dependent and independent clauses.
      • Identify sentence fragments, run-ons, and comma splices.
      • Write complete sentences in plain talk.

      Competencies covered in this course: Written Communication

        Intended Audience: Public sector employees who write, edit, proofread, or prepare final copy for distribution or publication.

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