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Free Proofreading workshop for non-proofreaders

Proofreading Matters: A workshop for non-proofreaders

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

About the Instructor

Francine grew up in an environment surrounded by both scientific and artistic influences. She has been trained to be analytical, curious, and organized like a scientist. She has also been encouraged to grow with vulnerability, creativity, and passion like an artist. These two influences give her the extra edge—a scientist’s mind with an artist’s skill set. She’s a Communications professional with more than 3 years of experience. She graduated Cum Laude from Ateneo de Manila University with a degree in Communication. Currently, she is the Associate Communities Manager at Eskwelabs, leading written communications and content. Follow her on Facebook!

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