Written Communication – getting your writing right!
Duration 0.5 days
Team Central Short Courses

Who should attend

This course is available to all staff. It is especially appropriate to those who want to brush up on their written English to enable better communication via reports, journal articles, application for grants and e-mails.

 

Course Description

A two-hour workshop is unlikely to transform you into the worlds’ best author. However, it’s enough to get you thinking about your own writing, highlighting areas where some improvements may be called for and helping you to avoid the common pitfalls.

 

Topics covered include:

  • Determining the purpose of the communication and knowing who will read it
  • The importance of first impressions
  • Getting the structure right
  • Making it easy to read
  • Grammar, spelling and punctuation – the common pitfalls

 

Who should attend

This course is available to all staff. It is especially appropriate to those who want to brush up on their written English to enable better communication via reports, journal articles, application for grants and e-mails.

 

Course Description

A two-hour workshop is unlikely to transform you into the worlds’ best author. However, it’s enough to get you thinking about your own writing, highlighting areas where some improvements may be called for and helping you to avoid the common pitfalls.

 

Topics covered include:

  • Determining the purpose of the communication and knowing who will read it
  • The importance of first impressions
  • Getting the structure right
  • Making it easy to read
  • Grammar, spelling and punctuation – the common pitfalls

 

Please bring along a piece of your written work. If time permits, we may be able to give some critique.

Pre-Requisites Please bring along a piece of your written work. If time permits, we may be able to give some critique.
LocationStart DateAll DatesTimesPlaces AvailableBook