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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
        1 Olympia

        Enterprise Services, Department. of
        1500 Jefferson Street E
        Olympia, WA 98501
        • Nov 4 2019 8:00am-4:30pm
        $145.00 Wed, 10/16/2019 - 17:00 Carriann Lane
        2 Olympia

        Enterprise Services, Department. of
        1500 Jefferson Street E
        Olympia, WA 98501
        • Mar 25 2020 8:00am-4:30pm
        $145.00 Sun, 03/08/2020 - 17:00 Carriann Lane