Title: “Grammar and Punctuation Made Easy for Court Reporters” 3 hours
Presenter: Carrie Pique, CSR
Carrie shows how to master grammar and punctuation for the working reporter by learning how to easily differentiate between commonly misused words; e.g. passed or past, affect or effect. She will also cover how to correctly punctuate while not over-punctuating.
After taking this course, you will glean a better understanding of how to put together a well-read, properly-punctuated transcript. You can have fun while working on a transcript without stressing out if you have the proper working tools and possess a great understanding of grammar and punctuation. Everyone needs a refresher.
- Learn how to properly research material, such as in research books
- Learn how to not be too dependent on Google
- Hyphenation. Is it one word or two?
- Commonly misused words
Carrie Pique has been a working reporter in the State of Illinois since 1999. She has worked for a large agency, a smaller agency, and is currently running her small agency. She has always had a strong passion for building outstanding English skills and has done extensive research, which gives her excellent expertise in presenting this program.