The Native choice: Clear, correct and idiomatic english

Instructor: Whitney Byrn, cand.ling.merc

This course will be taught in English.


This course aims to help you create correct English texts that are idiomatic, fluent and highly readable with just the right style.

Pre-course task:

Participants will submit a pre-course English text (translation) that will be discussed on the day. Please submit this text 14 days prior to the course to

Target group:

You have a BA or more in English.


  • Get it right: Typical grammatical errors
            - Verbs
            - Concord/agreement
             - Prepositions
             - Adjectives and adverbs
  • Syntax: Sentence Structure and length
  • Use punctuation effectively
  • Clear and idiomatic language
  • Differences in genre: letters, emails, reports, etc.
  • Cultural considerations:
           - Style, tone, politeness
  • Participants own questions
  • Individual feedback based on pre-course task

Course certificates will be issued after the course.

Head of courses:

Translatørernes Sprogtræning

Course fee:

Members of Kommunikation og Sprog og Translatørforeningen DKK 3.395,- ekskl. moms

Others DKK 3.995,- ekskl. moms

Time and place:


Thursday 20. June 2019

MBK A/S, Pilestræde 61, 1112 København K.

Deadline for registration:

20. May 2019

To sign up, please write to