How do we reconcile writing persuasive copy or reports in ‘plain English’ with the grammar we learned (or didn’t) in school? When is it best practice to obey the ‘rules’, and when should we bend or even break them? Is it OK to split the infinitive (always assuming we can spot one) if the meaning is clearer, or will our audiences brand us philistines?
This workshop tackles common pitfalls and contentious issues of grammar, punctuation and spelling head on.
Anyone in publishing or related sectors who has to write promotional copy or reports and wants clear guidance on how to do so accurately, exercising choices where they exist and avoiding bloopers ...
Rachel Maund spent 3 years doing a degree in the subject, but it’s the last 30 as an attention-seeking copywriter in publishing that have made her passionate about balancing style and clarity.
|Everyone came back last week saying how much fun the course was. There was a meeting in the next room and they couldn’t believe the amount of laughter going on in a grammar course!|
Delegate on a course for the NHS in Glasgow