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The Native choice: Clear, correct and idiomatic english

Instructor: Whitney Byrn, cand.ling.merc

This course will be taught in English.

Description:

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 info@sprogtraening.com

Target group:

You have a BA or more in English.

Content:

  • 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:

9.00-16.00

Thursday 20. June 2019

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

Deadline for registration:

20. May 2019

To sign up, please write to info@sprogtraening.com