Continuing Education and Professional Studies

Grammar Workshop for Professionals

Date: Saturday, October 25, 2014
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Seton Hall University Main Campus
Single Course Tuition: $119

Certificate in Business Communication

Three Course Certificate: $300
Five Course Certificate: $479

Is it you and I, or you and me?
Who or whom?
What's a semicolon for again?
Shouldn't my grammar be improving with age?

Overview

Grammar Workshop for Professionals is a comprehensive refresher to update your knowledge and precise usage of grammar with the goal of enhancing your writing.

Program Description

As a participant, you are invited to bring a few documents with grammar questions that you have to class.During this one-day workshop, creative lessons will transform complicated and common grammar problems into clear, coherent writing solutions. We will move beyond the rules of grammar and get creative with effective word choice and usage. Every professional wants to reach out and be heard. Give your writing--and your professionalism--a tune-up with this fast-paced workshop!

Topics Covered

  • Parts of speech and their usage: nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, participles.
  • Subject-verb agreement.
  • Sentence structure: avoiding run-ons and fragments; using clauses, phrases accurately.
  • Word usage.
  • Punctuation: comma, semi-colon, colon, period usage.
  • Editing, proofreading and polishing your writing for grammatical usage and style.

Takeaways

After this workshop, you will:

  • Be able to communicate coherently and grammatically with the utmost professionalism.
  • Know how to get to the point through correct usage in your writing.
  • Understand how to hold your readers' attention with active sentences and precise language.
  • Have the opportunity, should you want it, to submit an essay after the class for a full evaluation by the professor with tailored suggestions for improvement.

Intended Audience

Professionals who desire to improve and refine their writing.

For further information, please contact us at (973) 761-9087 or email: CEPS@shu.edu.

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