English Course: Proofreading and Editing - Sydney Short Courses

English Course: Proofreading and Editing

What you'll learn

Learn to proofread and edit with our English language short courses online & in Sydney!

The English class will aim to improve your written communication, making sure that your writing is succinct, on point and impressive in its presentation. 

If you are a student or professional who wishes to take your written communication to the next level or indeed if you are an established writer who wishes to refresh the basics of good writing, proofreading and editing techniques, as well as eliminate errors that persist in everyday communications, then this is the course for you.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this English Proofreading and Editing course, you should have

  • reacquainted yourself with the tools for editing copy
  • a refreshing look at grammar
  • an introduction to style assessment
  • learnt effective and clear writing skills
  • found the elements of styles that you as the writer

Course content

This course will include

  • Proofreading and copy editing process
  • Grammar
  • Appearance of words and structure.
  • What to avoid and what to include?
  • What is style?
  • The editing process.
  • The writing process.
  • Personal writing
  • Social media and internet writing.
  • Writing myths.
  • Misspelled and misused words

Intended audience

Who is this English course for?

  • Anyone engaged in the writing process for personal, academic and professional purposes. 
  • Students, copy writers, online content developers, letter writers, Public Relations officers, Advertising and Marketing personnel, Management and Senior Management.

Course venue

Online via Zoom

  • Zoom details will be emailed to you with your enrolment confirmation.
  • Requirement: A device and stable internet connection.

Course materials

Please purchase the textbooks below for your class:

  • “The Grammar Handbook” by Gordon Winch | ISBN: 9780195529098
  • “Dreyer’s English” by Benjamin Dreyer | ISBN: 9780812995701
  • “The Australian Editing Handbook” by Elizabeth Flann, Beryl Hill, Lan Wang | ISBN: 9781118635957

Additional information

Is this the right English course for me?

If you don't know whether this course is the right level for you, please contact the College by phone or e-mail. We will be happy to speak with you and help you decide what course would be best for you.

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