HR Competencies

  • Communication


To review English usage for business writers of all kinds. Participants will practice English grammar vocabulary and sentence structure to reestablish foundational elements of written language. Building on those components, participants will learn how to identify and revise a variety of common errors. Exercises in word use, sentence structure, and punctuation will be especially useful for helping writers to write, revise, and review with skill and confidence.


Reviewing the Basics

  • Parts of speech
  • Subject/predicate
  • Main clause/subordinate clause

Identifying and Revising Common Mistakes

  • Capitalization
  • Plurals and possessives
  • Subject-verb agreement
  • Pronouns
  • Passive Voice
  • Adjectives and Adverbs

Punctuating with Confidence

  • Commas
  • Semicolons
  • Colons

Who Should Attend

Anyone writing, editing, or reviewing written communications interested in refreshing foundational elements of language


Jenny Morse, Ph.D., Appendance, Inc.



0.60 Continuing Education Units
Course ID #WRTG112

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