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Building Blocks: A Review of Parts of Speech and Sentence Structure
July 24, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm MDTFree
This event is part of a 3-webinar series with Margaret Chandler. This three-part webinar will help you refine your understanding of the rules and conventions that govern English grammar and punctuation. You’ll leave the webinar with new skills and resources to help you write clearly and correctly.
Before the webinar, you will complete a short questionnaire and return it.
You will also be required to do a short reading and complete an assignment.
During the webinar, Margaret will deliver a presentation, review the assignment, take any questions, and review a couple of mock exam questions.
These webinars will help you prepare for the English Proficiency for Translators Examination.
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