Class / Schedule

Written Communications

Grammar Review - Part 1(1 Day)

01-03-EW53
Questions concerning grammar usage often come up at work.  When you look at grammar usage books, do you find yourself confused and at a loss for answers? This one-day workshop covers the basics of grammar, word usage, and sentence completeness to include nouns by classification; capitalization; plurals of general words, unfamiliar words, and abbreviations; singular and plural possessives; punctuate phrases and clauses; and sentence fragments, run-ons, and comma splices.  Everything covered in this fast-paced workshop has a practical application for writers.

    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.
      • Define and locate Nouns by classification.
      • Follow rules on when and when not to capitalize words.
      • Form plurals of general words, unfamiliar words, and abbreviations.
      • Learn recent changes in forming singular and plural possessives.
      • Identify and punctuate phrases and 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.

        Scheduled Class Location and Dates
        City Facility Date and Time Course Cost Cancel Date Instructor
        Olympia Enterprise Services, Department. of
        1500 Jefferson Street E
        Olympia, WA 98501
        • Jul 31 2017 8:00am-4:30pm
        $145.00 Wed, 07/12/2017 - 17:00 Virginia Given