HR Competencies

  • Communication


To review English usage for business writers of all kinds. Participants will practice English grammar vocabulary and sentence structure to reestablish foundational elements of written language. Building on those components, participants will learn how to identify and revise a variety of common errors. Exercises in word use, sentence structure, and punctuation will be especially useful for helping writers to write, revise, and review with skill and confidence.

Outline - Reviewing the Basics

  • ​Parts of speech
  • Subject/predicate
  • Main clause/subordinate clause 

Identifying and Revising Common Mistakes

  • Capitalization
  • Plurals and possessives
  • Subject-verb agreement
  • Pronouns
  • Passive Voice
  • Adjectives and Adverbs

Punctuating with Confidence

  • Commas
  • Semicolons
  • Colons

Designed For

Anyone writing, editing, or reviewing written communications interested in refreshing foundational elements of language

Bonus! Individual Review Option:

The instructor will confidentially review your writing and return it to you during the session. Please email up to three short documents (maximum five pages) to, ATTN: Jenny Morse. Documents must be received one week prior to date of workshop.


Jenny Morse, Ph.D., Appendance​


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