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The Writing Center – Business Grammar Program

$149.00

The three-module, self-paced online ecourse is delivered on an interactive Flash-based course platform available for access any time, from anywhere. The program content is supported by audio, electronic resources and a printable workbook that contains all the exercises and course tests.

Upon registration, you receive access to all three modules:

Module 1-Punctuation
Module 2-Spelling and Usage
Module 3-Grammar and Sentence Structure

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The Writing Center, Inc., specializes in customized corporate business and technical writing programs that increase the clarity, impact, and overall professionalism of participants' on-the-job documents. Carol S. Klein, M.A., and Sandra S. Nutting, M.A., The Writing Center's founders, have more than 30 years' combined experience in teaching effective writing.

Product Description

Program Overview  Mechanically correct and flawlessly professional documents increase your on-the-job credibility and aid precise communication. Business Grammar, presented in three comprehensive course modules, guides you through clearly stated rules and explanations illustrated by business-world examples so that you can review and update your knowledge of essential punctuation and grammar rules. This three-module, self-paced online program is delivered on an interactive Flash-based course platform available for access any time, from anywhere. The program content is supported by audio, electronic resources and a printable workbook that contains all the exercises and course tests. The Business Grammar Program focuses on:

  • Module 1-Punctuation
  • Module 2-Spelling and Usage
  • Module 3-Grammar and Sentence Structure

Program Features

  • Apply easy-to-remember punctuation patterns to ensure correct use of commas, semicolons, colons, hyphens, parentheses, quotation marks, and italics.
  • Print a Punctuation Style Sheet for ongoing reference.
  • Follow conventions for plurals and possessives.
  • Use spelling checkers effectively.
  • Follow conventions for capitalization and numbers.
  • Print a Capitalization and a Numbers Style Sheet for ongoing reference.
  • Remember the difference between commonly confused words such as affect and effect.
  • Print a Commonly Misused Words dictionary for ongoing reference.
  • Print a Grammar Terms Glossary.
  • Recognize and correct such common grammar errors as lack of subject-verb agreement and faulty pronoun use (for example, using I, me, and myself incorrectly).
  • Use past, present, and future tenses correctly. Print an Irregular and Troublesome Verbs List.
  • Use active and passive voice correctly.
  • Recognize and correct such sentence structure errors as fragments, run-on sentences, dangling or misplaced modifiers.
  • Use parallel structure to check for lack of grammatical consistency, content gaps, and illogical construction.
  • Use eight proofreading tips to ensure error-free documents.
  • Print a Business Grammar Program Proofreading Checklist.