Training Courses

Good Grammar and Punctuation

  80 reviews

One Day Course

Overview

Correct use of English grammar and accurate punctuation are areas that many people find difficult. This one day course is ideal for anyone who feels that their written work can sometimes let them down.

The course covers the essentials of English grammar and how to correctly structure sentences.

The course also provides hints and tips on how to avoid common errors in grammar and punctuation.

This course is not designed for those who wish to learn English as a foreign language. You need no previous experience to attend this course.

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  • Public Courses

    Small class sizes so you get the maximum amount of trainer time possible. You attend with delegates from other companies.

    A great, cost efficient way to learn, discounts are also available for group bookings.

     

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  • Private Courses

    One to one tuition or a private group with just your colleagues. Your choice of duration, content and location. We can train at one of our centres or onsite with you wherever you are located.

    We offer a free consultation service to help work out every detail and build the perfect course for you.

    From £545 + VAT

    Free Consultation

Course Outline

  • Basic sentence construction
    • Subjects and objects
    • Nouns and pronouns
    • Verbs, adverbs and adjectives
    • Capital letters and full stops
    • Commas, colons and semi-colons
    • Essential rules of grammar
    • Essential punctuation rules

    Sentences and paragraphs
    • Structuring sentences
    • Phrases and clauses
    • Subject and verb agreement
    • Linking ideas
    • Using different conjunctions
    • Problems and solutions

    Tenses
    • Using different tenses
    • Correct use of tense
    • The passive and active tenses
  • Apostrophes and plurals
    • Before the S
    • After the S
    • And ES
    • Common punctuation mistakes

    Writing styles
    • Concise and succinct sentences
    • Using descriptive sentences
    • When to use different styles

    Tips and tricks
    • Avoiding grammatical mistakes
    • Commonly confused and misused words

    Proofing your work
    • How to spot mistakes
    • Correcting your own work

    Questions and answers
Experience + Flexibility

We know training inside out. We can advise you on all the options to make sure you get the best possible course.

Tell us you need to cancel 5 working days before your course and there’s no charge. Great for your peace of mind.

Our trainers bring their years of industry experience into the classroom. You'll leave confident and prepared.

The smallest class size in the industry. More one on one time with the trainer and a less intimidating group size.

Tell us which you use and it'll be booted up and waiting with the latest software when you arrive.

We provide a lovely onsite lunch so you can relax. We can cater for any dietary requirement with no fuss.

Comfort + Location
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Our Clients


We've worked very hard over the last 20 years to grow our business through personal recommendations.

When you attend a course we ask you to tell us how it went. We use your feedback to help us improve our courses.

We publish all our customer satisfaction stats live on our site (good or bad) because we want everyone to know just how highly you rate us every day, every week and every year.

We know that choosing the best course can be difficult, maybe the thoughts of the 7854 other clients we've asked will give you the inspiration to join us too.

The most recent comments from attendees of our courses are shown below. We reckon they will give you a pretty good indication of how they think we perform.

  Client Ratings

Attendees surveyed7854
  Trainer Knowledge9.8 / 10
  Trainer Materials9.6 / 10
  Trainer Preparation9.8 / 10
  Overall Trainer Score9.7 / 10
  Centre Lunch9.6 / 10
  Centre Staff9.9 / 10
  Overall Centre Score9.7 / 10
  Overall Experience9.6 / 10
  % Who Would Recommend Us99.7%

  Recent Feedback




"Brilliant explanation. Made grammar not seem so difficult. Great knowledge. Feel much more confident. Definitely got my money's worth. Excellent trainer."



"The venue, knowledge, class size and the teaching style"



"Pretty much everything else. It's an extremely relaxed and comfortable atmosphere and will absolutely be recommending to others!"



"it was a really good training!"



"Everything - Piers is passionate, knowledgeable and approachable. The course was fun, engaging and mentally challenging. "



"Great service, staff very helpful and environment is very accessible and user friendly."



"LOVELY CENTRE AND THE SMALL TRAINING NUMBERS REALLY HELP YOU TO GET THE MOST OUT OF A DAYS SESSION"



"This is the second course I've been on, the first was 'proof reading' and I've been extremely impressed with both courses and trainers. I've recommended the centre to colleagues and one has already attended a different course."



"Offering a contemporary, relaxed yet professional workspace that was welcoming to all. Fantastic refreshments and service was provided. The size of the class was very effective. "



"Really friendly staff, instructor was really engaging and helpful. Small class size was really great too. "



"Great tutor "



"It was an engaging class which was well communicated."



"Everything was perfect from the beginning to the end! Piers is very knowledgeable and relaxed at the same time, he makes grammar seem easy!"



"Very good installations and teacher"



"Very well thought out and planned"



"Lovely environment and trainer "



"The training centre is great at make guests feel welcome and the tutor explains the topics clearly and provides a lots of example which is great for me. "



"Nice environment, friendly staff, good facilities, great variety of refreshments especially for gluten free! "



"Friendly service and very approachable."



"Really taking the time to explain things when I dint understand the examples used. The course leader would use other examples to ensure that I understood."



"Friendly team, knowledgeable teachers and excellent environment. Thank you. "



"Content, delivering the content of the course, creating friendly environment. "



"small group sizes, feeling welcome, engaging sessions with a range of different ways to learn to suit everyone "



"Nice, calm and relaxed training environment"



"Very good at answering all questions asked and providing a friendly atmosphere. This allowed me to freely communicate without feeling embarrassed. "



"Pasty was super amazing. Had such an amazing time."



"Excellent. Well presented teaching materials."



"being interactive, answering questions, providing useful tips and examples."



"Making it an easy environment to learn in and having a small group was really helpful "



"Fun, friendly and knowledgeable trainers - sessions were very informative. Great mix of people in the sessions also!"



"The trainer was fantastic, extremely helpful and knowledgeable. She made the day both informative and fun and I would sign up for another course with her without hesitation. The content was brilliant and easy to follow. My objectives for the training session were met and I look forward to signing up for another course soon. "



"Good exercises, well presented materials"



"Providing precise courses and highly qualified teachers."