Good Grammar and Punctuation

One Day Course

Overview

Correct use of English grammar and accurate punctuation are areas that many people find difficult. This one day course is ideal for anyone who feels that their written work can sometimes let them down.

The course covers the essentials of English grammar and how to correctly structure sentences.

The course also provides hints and tips on how to avoid common errors in grammar and punctuation.

This course is not designed for those who wish to learn English as a foreign language. You need no previous experience to attend this course.

Public Course Dates & Pricing

31st Mar 17 London Bridge £250 + VAT SPECIAL  OFFER
24th Apr 17 London Bridge £325 + VAT RESERVE  NOW
30th May 17 London Bridge £325 + VAT RESERVE  NOW
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  • Public Courses

    Maximum class size of five (the smallest in London) so you get the maximum amount of trainer time possible. You attend with delegates from other companies.

    A great, cost efficient way to learn, discounts are also available for group bookings.

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  • Private Courses

    One to one tuition or a private group with just your colleagues. Your choice of duration, content and location. We can train at one of our centres or onsite with you wherever you are located.

    We offer a free consultation service to help work out every detail and build the perfect course for you.

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Course Outline

  • Basic sentence construction
    • Subjects and objects
    • Nouns and pronouns
    • Verbs, adverbs and adjectives
    • Capital letters and full stops
    • Commas, colons and semi-colons
    • Essential rules of grammar
    • Essential punctuation rules

    Sentences and paragraphs
    • Structuring sentences
    • Phrases and clauses
    • Subject and verb agreement
    • Linking ideas
    • Using different conjunctions
    • Problems and solutions

    Tenses
    • Using different tenses
    • Correct use of tense
    • The passive and active tenses
  • Apostrophes and plurals
    • Before the S
    • After the S
    • And ES
    • Common punctuation mistakes

    Writing styles
    • Concise and succinct sentences
    • Using descriptive sentences
    • When to use different styles

    Tips and tricks
    • Avoiding grammatical mistakes
    • Commonly confused and misused words

    Proofing your work
    • How to spot mistakes
    • Correcting your own work

    Questions and answers

Who Are We?

LCMJ is the UK's leading writing and journalism training provider.

Our courses are aimed at business people and writers who need to develop their writing skills to communicate clearly and effectively.

London Bridge Centre

Unit 5,
Suffolk House,
127-129 Great Suffolk Street,
London
SE1 1PP

Discounts

Are you a freelancer or a registered charity?

You could qualify for up to
15% OFF
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Why Choose Us?

  • We know training inside out. We can advise you on all the options to make sure you get the best possible course.

  • Tell us you need to cancel 5 working days before your course and there’s no charge. Great for your peace of mind.

  • The smallest class size in the industry. More one on one time with the trainer and a less intimidating group size.

  • We provide a lovely onsite lunch so you can relax. We won't send you out to the shops with a voucher.

Gerri
Neville Ness House ltd
5th Oct

Excellent course & an excellent instructor.

Holly
Lipsy London
1st Oct

Covered a lot of content one-to-one tuition, lots of practice, tailored to your needs.

Allie
London Shared
30th Sep

Small class environment meant great learning environment & one on one training on specific information.

Sarah
HEKSS
29th Sep

The course wasn't what I was expecting! its been very useful. Andy is an inspiring trainier.

Supriya
St Georges university of London
21st Sep

Very helpful, got an overall idea of how well apps work.

Laura
Inventive Medical Communications
21st Sep

Advanced training but very well delivered so easy to follow. So many super useful shortcuts!.