CM121

Writing Clearly and Concisely

Because good ideas are best communicated in a concise manner!

94%

overall satisfaction for this course

?Average calculated from scores obtained from 161 participants who took this course.
  • Duration 2 days
  • Regular fee 885
  • Preferential fee 775?
  • Locations
    • Montreal
    • Quebec City
  • Laboratory
    course
SUMMARY
DETAILS

Objectives

To provide the knowledge and skills required to write clearly and concisely, employ a richer vocabulary and improve your writing style and syntax.

Targeted audience

Any audience.

Prerequisite

Very good knowledge of the French language.

Customer Testimonials

Super! One of the best training I have ever had.

Gisèle B. / Adjointe administrative, Société Radio-Canada

Content

  • Techniques for writing concisely: choosing the ideal word and evocative verbs, using appropriate punctuation and effective syntax
  • Exercises: finding the perfect term, substitutes and determinants, cascading complements
  • How to review and revise your writing: articulating ideas, style, different types of sentences, quality of language
  • Principles of readability
  • Writing workshops
  • Individual feedback and presentation of texts produced as part of a group during the workshop

General Note

Note: Writing for the Web and technical writing are covered in Courses WE123 and CM117 respectively.

DATES*

*Unless stated otherwise, all sessions are in French.
  • Montreal

    September 20 to September 21 2018

  • Quebec City

    September 27 to September 28 2018

  • Montreal

    January 10 to January 11 2019

  • Quebec City

    January 31 to February 1 2019

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