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Writing Workshop 

Summary

In the 2-day workshop, we will cover the following topics, which will help you:
- Reflect on the writing process
- Learn more about Plain English, origins of words, Global English
- Use tools and resources: Editorial Manual online, web concordancers, readability statistics
- Sort out grammar points causing problems
- Identify lexical points such as confusing words, false friends, use of Latin words
- Identify the mechanics of style: spelling, punctuation, capitalization, abbreviations
- Improve your writing style: reducing passive voice, wordiness, noun phrases, long introductions,          long sentences; increasing clarity, readability and tone
- Improve the structure of the document to help the reader: headings, subheadings, lists, summaries ...