This module covers
- Latin terms
- Abbreviations, acronyms, and initialisms
- Number use
- Commonly misused terms
- FAQs from proofreaders and our answers
- People who want to clear up any errors they might be making in these areas
- Those who need a definitive guide to these issues
🕑 Estimated time: 2–3 hours
Everything you need to know to start proofreading professionally, from correcting errors in spelling, grammar, and punctuation to dealing with different writing and referencing styles, and working with Microsoft Word.
Find out why and how editing and proofreading have traditionally been treated as two separate tasks, and how they often merge in digital work.
If you're a bit rusty with computing, this module will oil you up! Take a whistlestop tour through all the tools of Microsoft Word you'll need to get started with proofreading.
Finally, you can nail the difference between 'there', 'they're' and 'their' and much more besides!