CM172

Revising to Ensure the Highest Quality Documents

Overview of French grammar difficulties as they apply to text revision.

98%

overall satisfaction for this course

?Average calculated from scores obtained from 24 participants who took this course.
  • Duration 2 days
  • Regular fee 875
  • Preferential fee 725?
  • Locations
    • Quebec City
    • Gatineau
    • Montreal
SUMMARY
DETAILS

Objectives

To provide the knowledge and skills required to rapidly detect and correct various types of errors and develop a critical eye when editing or correcting texts.

Targeted audience

Anyone who needs to edit or proofread their own documents or those written by others.

Prerequisite

Good knowledge of the French language and its grammar.

Customer Testimonials

Really relevant for all communications lovers in general.

Chantal R. / Technicienne en communications, Fédération des caisses Desjardins du Québec

Content

  • Advanced level difficulties in spelling, grammar, syntax, punctuation and vocabulary
  • Typography rules: input, abbreviations, word breaks, numbers, capitalization, italics
  • Overview of new spelling rules
  • Making corrections based on grammatical analysis
  • The role of the reviser in the production of written documents
  • Attitudes to adopt with respect to (1) the text to revise or correct, and (2) the author
  • Procedures, tips, tricks, and checklists
  • Discussion of tools used by professionals, including Antidote
  • Practical exercises

DATES*

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

    January 26 to January 27 2017

  • Gatineau

    March 9 to March 10 2017

  • Montreal

    March 15 to March 16 2017

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