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 725?
  • Locations
    • Montreal
    • Gatineau
    • 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.

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I learned things that nobody has ever taught me before.

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Content

  • The order of words and the structure of phrases (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
  • Collective and non-collective nouns
  • The use of the definite article (the)
  • The use of the apostrophe and the hyphen
  • Useful linguistic 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.
  • Montreal

    April 26 to April 27 2017

  • Gatineau

    September 18 to September 19 2017

  • Montreal

    September 20 to September 21 2017

  • Quebec City

    October 10 to October 11 2017

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