Effective Grammar and


1 Day: 10:30am - 3:30pm

May be subject to minor time alterations

CPD Accredited Certificate


Contact us for group rates

Course Overview

The Effective Grammar and Punctuation short course will help you enhance your writing, avoid making common mistakes and brush up on tricky and ambiguous areas.

Clear, precise and concise written communication is important for your business. Good grammar and punctuation showcase your organisation in the best light and avoids miscommunication and confusion. Making the right impression on your clients is important in positioning your brand as credible and trustworthy. 

The delivery of the training is practical, engaging and hands-on. Discussions and exercises are incorportaed in the training.


Course Details

  • Structure sentences correctly 
  • Refresh our knowledege of the rules of grammar
  • Understand the different tenses, apostrophes and plurals
  • Avoid punctuation mistakes

1. Essential rules of grammar and punctuation

  • Subjects and objects
  • Nouns and pronouns
  • Verbs, adverbs and adjectives
  • Subject and verb agreement
  • Using different conjunctions
  • Apostrophes and plurals
  • Common punctuation mistakes

2. Sentences and paragraphs

  • Structuring concise sentences
  • Phrases and clauses
  • Linking ideas

3. Tenses

  • Correct use of tense
  • The passive and active tenses 

4. Tips and tricks

  • Avoiding tricky grammatical mistakes
  • Commonly confused and misused words

This course is for you if you are looking to improve your grammar and brush up on tricky areas, making your writing more exciting, and improving the clarity and persuasiveness of your content.

LSPR Professional Development Certificate. The Certificate is recognised by the: Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Certification Service: http://www.cpduk.co.uk

Booking Form

Course Dates

  • Tuesday 3rd October 2023 (In-Person)
  • Tuesday 17th October 2023 (Online)
  • Tuesday 31st October 2023 (In-Person)
  • Tuesday 14th November 2023 (Online)
  • Tuesday 28th November 2023 (In-Person)
  • Tuesday 12th December 2023 (Online)

Offers and Concessions

The charity rate is a 15% discount.
Use code CHARITY15 to get 15% off your booking.
The group rate is a 15% discount for groups of 3.
Use code GROUP15 to get 15% off your booking.
If your group is more than 3,
Contact us at info@lspr-education.com for our special rates.
Subject to availability. These offers cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers and are available on selected courses. 
Interested in a group booking, instalment payment, or want to know more?

Contact Us

Course Options

All of our short courses are designed to be flexible to your needs and demands

Online and In-Person

All of our short courses can be taken live online or in-person at our Notting Hill centre.

Team Training

Book your team onto one of our scheduled short courses where they will learn alongside other professionals, or book a customised private course with our assistance.

Tailored Programs

Need a course specific to your needs? We can tailor our short courses to fit with your specifications.

Additional Courses

Explore these three related short courses – chosen and recommended by our industry experts.

Business Writing

Explore how to succinctly and consistently portray your message to key audiences, whilst improving clarity and accuracy in your writing.


Define your blog writing goals, understand the best approach for structure, how to decide on topics, and content to engage your audiences, create effective marketing strategies, and how to achieve SEO optimisation for your blog.

Copy Editing

Gain the specific knowledge, and practical skills needed to copy edit, proofread and re-write to a high standard, whether your work is in a communications role or within the publishing industry.

Our Happy Clients

I very much enjoyed this course. It included everything I wanted to know… I only wish it lasted longer!

Women standing in front of bookshelf smiling at the camera.
Makenzie Dougall

Copy Editor

The course has grounded me in a better understanding of the industry processes and interdependencies.

Woman standing in front of painting frame, smiling at the camera.

Sydney Radclyffe


The course was really enjoyable and informative, and it was really helpful to gain a more formal understanding of grammar rules and editing techniques.

Louise Jarrold

Publishing Executive

Women at a desk looking ahead at a person on a desktop screen, chatting together.

Want to know more?

Book a free 15-minute chat with one of our advisors