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Grammar for Business and Grammar Courses Blog2019-10-13T22:53:28+00:00

Basic Grammar Course and Business Writing Skills Course Together

The perfect combination of courses with grammar training and learning how to write clear, well-organized business documents In-depth, individualized grammar course focusing on language , punctuation, spelling, sentence structure, word usage, and writing business documents Business writing course contains four writing sample examinations and twelve practice business writing activities Basic grammar course goes through several writing samples to identify and provide individualized grammar training Instructor provides individual attention to grammar training needs Students study only the specific language and usage skills they need Self-pacing, available from anywhere in the world Unlimited access to the instructor to ask questions Online     Read More . . .

Business Writing Course for Nonnative Speakers of English and Business Writing Course Together

The perfect combination of courses for polishing English language usage and learning how to write clear, well-organized business documents In-depth, individualized language and grammar course Business writing course contains four writing sample business writing examinations and twelve practice writing activities English language and grammar course goes through several writing samples to identify and provide individualized training Instructor provides individual attention to grammar training needs, especially nonnative writer issues Students receive only the specific language and grammar training they need Self-pacing, available from anywhere in the world Unlimited access to the instructor to ask business grammar questions Online quizzes containing     Read More . . .

Business English Grammar Course for Nonnative Speakers of English

Language and grammar course for nonnative speakers who have problems in language, grammar, punctuation, spelling, word usage, or sentence structure. Grammar training, practice, and tests based on the student’s own writing Instructor provides individual grammar training as necessary, especially for nonnative speaker language and grammar issues Students receive grammar training in only the specific language and grammar skills they need Self-pacing grammar course with lessons available from anywhere in the world Unlimited access to the instructor to ask questions about business grammar Online quizzes containing sentences from the student’s original business writing sample Instructor is a college of business     Read More . . .

Basic Grammar Course and Grammar Tutorial

Grammar course for people who need grammar training to take care of problems with grammar, punctuation, spelling, word usage, or sentence structure Grammar course contains practice and tests based on the student’s own business writing Instructor provides individual attention to grammar training needs Students receive grammar training in only the specific grammar skills they need Self-pacing, online grammar course that can be taken from anywhere in the world Unlimited access to the instructor to ask questions about business grammar Online quizzes containing sentences from the student’s original business writing sample Instructor is a college of business PhD professor Extensive     Read More . . .

Business Grammar Skills and Business Writing Skills Together

Business grammar course and business writing course discounted when taken together Training in the essential business writing best practices Grammar course that covers the major business grammar rules Instructor is a college of business PhD professor Extensive feedback and coaching for enhanced business writing training and grammar training Clear, easily understood business writing and grammar course lessons Three business writing training examinations Grammar course pre-tests and post-tests to test knowledge and progress Dozens of business writing interactive exercises Tuition reduced to $225 when the courses are taken together Grammar Course and Business Writing Course Syllabuses: These two courses are     Read More . . .

Basic Grammar and Business Writing Course

Combines grammar course and business writing training Contains training in the major business grammar rules Teaches the best practices for business writing Instructor is a college of business PhD professor Extensive feedback and coaching on business writing and grammar Clear, easily understood business writing lessons Three business writing examinations Grammar training pre-tests and post-tests to test grammar knowledge and progress Dozens of grammar training and business writing training interactive exercises Tuition $295 Grammar Course and Writing Course Syllabus: The Basic Grammar and Business Writing course contains grammar training, including punctuation, spelling, and sentence structure, and business writing training for     Read More . . .

Confusing Words Pairs in Business Writing

Writers and proofreaders consistently have problems with 25 confusing word pairs. The pairs are words that sound similar, but have very different meanings. Review the meanings of the confusing word pairs that follow. A quiz testing your knowledge of the correct use of the word pairs follows this explanation: accept - receive something, recognize a truth, or approve of something except - to leave out or exclude accessible - easily approached or attained assessable - capable of being evaluated adverse - harmful or unfavorable averse - opposed to, reluctant, distasteful affect - bring about a change effect - a     Read More . . .

7 Principles of Proofreading Business Writing Every Business Writer Should Know

Business writers often struggle with finding the time to proofread business documents, especially email. Typos and poorly written sentences show up in documents with startling regularity. However, the following seven easily applied principles for proofreading business writing can help business writers ensure their documents are error free.Proofreading Principle 1: Proofread all your business documentsYou already have too much to do. Every day, you experience continual interruptions, but know you have to complete your work accurately and quickly. You're overloaded with work and feel you just need to finish your email, memo, letter, or report and get it out so you     Read More . . .

11 Important Rules for Using Commas

Commas indicate pauses in sentences so readers can easily digest information and keep distinct ideas separate. Improper comma use can have the opposite effect; it can lead to garbled sentences that, although they may contain the correct information, don't flow properly. Comma Rule 1: Use a comma when two sentences are joined with and, or, but, or nor. When two complete sentences are joined with and, or, but, or nor, place a comma before the and, or, but, or nor. A sentence that has two or more verbs but does not have two complete sentences does not require a     Read More . . .

7 Important Rules for Correct Abbreviations

The seven important rules for using abbreviations will help you write abbreviations correctly. The rules and examples to help you follow. Rule 1: Always spell out first names EXAMPLES Incorrect: Wm. Taft Geo. Washington Chas. Attwater Correct: William Taft George Washington Charles Attwater Rule 2: Abbreviations of titles Spell out titles when they appear with the last name only. Titles may be abbreviated when both the first and last names appear together. Abbreviate academic degrees and professional designations following names. Do not abbreviate a position title in a letter address. EXAMPLES Incorrect: Sen. Proxmire Gen. Powell Atty. Bryant Mr. Franklin     Read More . . .

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Writing Coaching by Dr. Robert Hogan

Dr. Robert Hogan teaches the coaching, tutoring, and individualized business writing courses. Dr. Hogan has been training writers for 40 years in universities, colleges of business, consulting companies, and professional writing companies. He has been a professor at the University of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County College, and Illinois State University College of Business. He was manager of communications in a telephone billing company and owner of a company writing documents on contract for government agencies and corporations.
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