Proof-reading

Short course

In London

£ 380 + VAT

Description

  • Typology

    Short course

  • Location

    London

  • Duration

    1 Day

Description


Suitable for: Anyone who has to read and check copy or page proofs.

Facilities

Location

Starts

London
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The Pma Centre For Media Excellence, 7a Bayham Street, Mornington Crescent,, NW1 0EY

Starts

On request

To take into account

An edition of your publication and some examples of the pages you typically have to proof.

Questions & Answers

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Course programme

For anyone who has to read and check copy or page proofs. This workshop looks at how to read thoroughly and accurately, and spot the mistakes either on paper or on screen. Includes:

- Editing and proof-reading marks
- The problems of proof-reading on screen and how to solve them
- The dangers of relying on grammar or spelling checkers
- Dealing with tables and complicated pages of information
- How to read and correct page proofs
- Avoiding common pitfalls - misspelling headlines, wrong telephone number or price, misplaced headline or caption
- Cutting and making lines. Keeping a checklist
- Spelling and punctuation tips
- Passing proofs
- Practical exercises throughout

Not for: Experienced proof-readers

Proof-reading

£ 380 + VAT