Training Courses

Good Grammar and Punctuation

  151 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. You will also be provided with useful 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 £599 + VAT per day

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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.

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Our Clients


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We know that choosing the best course can be difficult, maybe the thoughts of the 17679 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 surveyed17679
  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




"Giving us great examples of how to write grammatically correct sentences and the use of punctuation. Giving us feedback on our work and clear advice and tips. "



"Pier's was excellent, really took his time with us. I feel very confident. "



"Really great refresher which I needed!"



"happy with course "



"The whole training event was really good"



"Overall great course, in a brilliant environment. Tutor took the time to make sure i understood aspects when i advised i didn't understand "



"The course was very informative, the trainer took on board and focused on areas we struggled in particular as well as the general course. Very friendly group and trainer, made me feel very relaxed as I always feel uncomfortable attending training sessions in subjects I am not confident in. I do feel that I can take back these skills in my personal development at work and lifestyle and input into my team to make our writing effective and correct."



"Very thorough and made it better by getting the group to work together."



"friendly and efficient "



"Patsy was great. The structure of the course and subjects were super useful and I really really enjoyed the training."



"Giving examples that are geared towards my work place! Really enjoyable."



"Giving examples and learning exercises "



"You are good at making me feel comfortable and welcome "



"FOH MANAGER was amazing!!!!!!!!!!! Patsy was amazing,helpful and patient. course was brilliant. clean and friendly environment. would differently recommend patsy to anyone. "



"I really enjoyed everything "



"Explaining patiently and creating a comfortable learning environment."



"Very well organised setup for training many deligates."



"-Breaking down and simplifying everything for us, plus a lot of patience."



"Great trainer / environment "



"organised, prompt timings. Like being able to take the resources away"



"Lunch! Staff are always lovely. Pasty is fascinating, could listen to her all day every day."



"Very welcoming and friendly. Will recommend to friends!"



"Environment was very calming"



"the trainer was very informative and i found the course very helpful "



"It was a great training which covered exactly what i was looking for. Moreover the trainer was brilliant. Thanks so much"



"Brilliant course, very helpful and informative"



"Entrance was well organised and was walked to my table where we met instructor. Teacher was very knowledgeable and I definitely felt like I learned a lot today."



"Great offices and friendly team and trainer who was very patient with us and provided great real life examples. "



"Regular breaks. Very knowledgeable and patient trainer. Food was delicious. Training space was lovely and clean. Day was an overall enjoyable experience (considering it was all to do with Grammar and Punctuation!) Very pleased. "



"friendliness, course delivery and environment"



"Very clear "



"Brilliant at making the subject understandable, the course also had some good relevant examples "



"Organised training sessions, good communications prior to course. "



"It was all amazing!"



"Good timing on breaks and overall content was good with a good breakdown."