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Punctuation Basics for Business Writing

OnDemand Webinar (63 minutes)

Learn valuable punctuation skills to improve your business writing.Have you ever stared at a sentence and wondered if you should stick in a few commas to make it easier to read? Have you ever thought that you should avoid using a semicolon because it looks pretentious? Are there times you have wracked your brain trying to remember where to stick the apostrophe? If you are punctuation impaired, then this course is for you! Learn the dry rules of punctuation in an engaging and memorable way. You will come away with silly and fun ways to choose which mark to use when, as well as how to ensure you get the right idea across every time.

Authors

Melanie Hope, Hope Speaking LLC

Agenda

Understanding the Punctuation Hierarchy

• Enders

• Dashes

• Hyphens

Perfecting the Use of Colons, Semicolons, and Commas

• Formal vs. Informal Greetings

• Independent vs. Dependent Clauses

• Do I Need a Comma?

- To Oxford or Not to Oxford

- The Royal Order of Adjectives

Fun Ways to Remember the Proper Use of

• Pronouns

• Plurals

• Possessives