J. G. Levitt Professional Development

Copyright 2017

jalevitt@cableone.net


www.jglevitt.com

Intended For 


This course is intended for people seeking to improve or review business grammar skills at an intermediate level.


Prerequisites 


Participants are expected to be experienced in basic English grammar skills, including sentence and paragraph development, spelling, and punctuation.

Business Grammar  Review Course

Primary Goal


The primary goal of this course is to enhance the professional impact of business communications by improving and updating participants' grammar, punctuation, and word usage skills.



Learning Objectives


The objective of this course is to increase effectiveness in the following skills:

  1. Correct use of subject and verb agreement in specialized cases
  2. Correct use of personal pronouns (subject, object, reflexive)
  3. Correct use of who/whom/ and whoever/whomever
  4. Correct use of the comma, colon, and semicolon
  5. Correct use of parts of speech; clause; infinitive; phrase; conjunction; sentence; sentence fragments; run-on sentences; subject and verb agreement; comma, colon, semicolon; review grammatical patterns/punctuation; pronouns; who, whom, whoever, whomever; underscores and quotation marks; irregular verbs; word usage glossary; word division and hyphenation
  6. Correct use of numbers (in figures or spelled out)
  7. Correct use of capitalization
  8. Correct use of apostrophes
  9. Correct use of words frequently confused such as affect/effect; further/farther, etc.


Comprehensive, Professional Book Provided


Business Grammar Review, by Julie Levitt, is a 100-page book provided for each course participant.  This comprehensive collection of easy tools to improve English grammar usage serves as both a learning tool and a user-friendly reference for future use.  The book reflects current business trends and standards.



Contents for Text-Workbook

Business Grammar Review


Parts of Speech, Clause, Infinitive, Phrase, Conjunction, Sentence


Sentence Fragments


Run-On Sentences


Subject and Verb Agreement


Comma


Colon


Semicolon


Review Grammatical Patterns/Punctuation Pronouns


Who, Whom, Whoever, Whomever


Underscores and Quotation Marks


Apostrophe


Capitalization


Irregular Verbs


Word Usage


Glossary


Numbers


Word Division and Hyphenation


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