CM107

Common English Writing Mistakes French Speakers Make - Part 1

Eliminate common mistakes for a more authentic English writing style.

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  • Duration 2 days
  • Regular fee 875
  • Preferential fee 735?
  • Locations
    • Gatineau
    • Montreal
    • Quebec City
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Objectives

To provide French speakers with the knowledge and skills required to identify and correct the most common mistakes by putting into practice the rules and conventions of contemporary English writing.

Targeted audience

Any French-speaking audience.

Prerequisite

Basic knowledge of the English language.

Customer Testimonials

This is the most useful course I have taken. Fantastic! Perfectly suited to my needs.

Nancy G. / Comptable, ABB Inc.

Content

  • Word order and sentence structure (adjectives, adverbs and other parts of speech)
  • Tips and tricks for choosing the right preposition (in, at, on, to and others)
  • Using the gerund (the -ing form of the verb)
  • Using the infinitive
  • Count and non-count nouns
  • Using the definite article (the)
  • Using the apostrophe and the hyphen
  • Useful language tools (online, reference books and others)

General Note

Note: This seminar is presented in French in order to ensure a good understanding of the concepts covered. It does not include a review of verb tenses which is covered in Course CM115.

DATES*

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

    September 18 to September 19 2017

  • Montreal

    September 20 to September 21 2017

  • Quebec City

    October 10 to October 11 2017

  • Gatineau

    April 9 to April 10 2018

  • Montreal

    April 16 to April 17 2018

  • Quebec City

    April 23 to April 24 2018

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