Legal Support Excellence Series: Proofread to Perfection
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Proofread to Perfection

16 July 2019
9.00 am - 5.00 pm

Singapore Academy of Law, Stamford 1, #08-08, The Adelphi, 1 Coleman Street, S179803

Introduction

Working in small groups, you will take part in a variety of accuracy-based exercises using common legal documents, which will build your confidence and effectiveness in proofreading.

You will:

  • Learn how to proofread systematically
  • Find and correct common errors
  • Improve your writing accuracy

 

Course Outline

Introduction

  • Proofreading vs editing
  • The importance of proofreading

 

Understanding Reading

  • How and why we read
  • Word shapes
  • Reading and expectations

 

Phase 1: Style

  • Formatting
  • Layout

 

Phase 2: Content

  • Grammar: verbs, nouns and articles
  • Factual accuracy
  • Logic

 

Phase 3: Typing

  • Punctuation
  • Spelling
  • Typos

 

Proofreading marks

 

Registration Fee

List Fee S$620.60 (inclusive of GST)

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For enquiries, please email to saltraining@sal.org.sg