CM172

Revising to Ensure the Highest Quality Documents

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

99%

overall satisfaction for this course

?Average calculated from scores obtained from 37 participants who took this course.
  • Duration 2 days
  • Regular fee 875
  • Preferential fee 735?
  • Locations
    • Montreal
    • Quebec City
    • Gatineau
SUMMARY
DETAILS

Objectives

To provide the knowledge and skills required to rapidly detect and correct various types of errors, develop a critical eye and maintain diplomacy 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

Amount of material handed over impressive! Many sources and references that will be very useful.

Jean-Sébastien G. / Conseiller en traitement des plaintes, Ministère des Affaires municipales et des Régions

Content

  • Advanced level difficulties in spelling, grammar, syntax, punctuation and vocabulary
  • Typographical rules: input, abbreviations, 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.
  • Montreal

    January 11 to January 12 2018

  • Quebec City

    January 18 to January 19 2018

  • Gatineau

    March 22 to March 23 2018

  • Montreal

    April 19 to April 20 2018

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