CM121

Writing Clearly and Concisely

94%

overall satisfaction for this course

?Average calculated from scores obtained from 152 participants who took this course.
  • Duration 2 days
  • Regular fee 875
  • Preferential fee 725?
  • Locations
    • Montreal
    • Quebec City
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

For the practical and concrete side of the course and for the trainer's dynamism and passion.

Janiskan C. / Analyste-conseil en processus administratifs, Sûreté du Québec

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 on texts produced during the workshop, active participation

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 7 to September 8 2017

  • Quebec City

    September 28 to September 29 2017

Trainer(s) assigned(s)

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