Proofreading Matters: Free workshop for non-proofreaders

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Proofreading Matters: A workshop for non-proofreaders

Date & time of training:
June 27, 2021 (Sunday) || 2:00 – 4:30 PM

Workshop objective:

This workshop aims to make the science of proofreading more friendly. We won’t go into proofreading symbols. Instead, we will focus on practical proofreading examples and applications. This is more than a lecture-type workshop. Participants will be asked to really engage with the workshop host and their fellow workshop participants. Learn from this continuing lesson from our English Lessons series.

Audience: People who want to show more professionalism in their deliverables at work

Lessons/topics we will cover in the workshop:

  • The joy of writing

  • Difference between proofreading and editing

  • Errors in grammar

  • Errors in spelling

  • Errors in punctuation

  • Inconsistencies in terminology

  • Inconsistencies in formatting

  • Inconsistencies in references

  • Proofreading in social media

  • Proofreading in email

  • Proofreading for web

  • Proofreading for print

  • Proofreading for media

  • Proofreading in your daily life

Workshop duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes


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Proofreading Matters: A workshop for non-proofreaders