Sweat This, Not That: Real Rules vs. Grammar Myths

About this product

The rules and non-rules in grammar.

Type: Webinar

Originally Broadcast On: March 01, 2018

Time Estimate: One hour

$29.95

SKU: NUWEB04-18 Category:

Description

This webinar discusses several of the most common non-rules that you can stop wasting time on, plus several rules you need to keep to ensure clarity and credibility in your writing.

WHAT WILL I LEARN:

Rules to follow and rules to ignore regarding:

  • Pronouns and agreement
  • Homophones and synonyms
  • Sentence structure
  • Commas
  • Neologisms and foreign borrowings

WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE:

Editors and writers, journalism instructors.

COURSE INSTRUCTOR:

Lisa McLendon

Lisa McLendon runs the Bremner Editing Center at the University of Kansas journalism school, where she also teaches editing and grammar. She has previously worked as a copy editor and book reviewer at the Wichita (Kan.) Eagle and as a copy editor, designer and desk chief at the Denton (Texas) Record-Chronicle. She began her journalism career in 2000 after earning a doctorate in Slavic linguistics from the University of Texas.