Webcast: Business Writing Series: Highlights of Grammar and Punctuation (XCBWSH17)
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People judge intelligence, professionalism, and competence based on grammar and punctuation. Basic errors undermine the messaging and may hamper one's ability to move ahead in an organization. Discuss a few common grammar and punctuation issues, including singular-plural agreement, sentence structure, and dangling modifiers. Also, review correct usage of the comma, hyphen, apostrophe, colon, and semicolon. This refresher is valuable for CPAs at all levels.

8/3/2017
When: 08/03/2017
1:00 PM until 3:00 PM
Where: Webcast
CALCPA
4173287A
United States
Presenter: Elizabeth Danziger


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Acronym XCBWSH17
CPE 2 hours
Vendor CalCPA
Category
Management
Level Beginning
Prerequisite None
Adv Prep None
Yellow Book? No
Designed for Young professionals, staff and managers with coaching responsibilities.
Registration
Member $60
CPA Non-Member $94

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Course Description

People judge intelligence, professionalism, and competence based on grammar and punctuation. Basic errors undermine the messaging and may hamper one's ability to move ahead in an organization. Discuss a few common grammar and punctuation issues, including singular-plural agreement, sentence structure, and dangling modifiers. Also, review correct usage of the comma, hyphen, apostrophe, colon, and semicolon. This refresher is valuable for CPAs at all levels.

Materials are provided as an ebook for this course.

Objectives

  • Identify independent and dependent clauses in a sentence.
  • Use gender appropriate language.
  • Correct errors in singular-plural agreement.
  • Correct dangling modifiers.
  • Correct errors in comma usage.
  • Correct errors in use of the apostrophe, hyphen, colon, and semicolon.

Major Topics

  • Business Writing
  • Grammar
  • Punctuation