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Grammar: Commas, Sentences, Semincolons, and More (7.13.2024)
Saturday, July 13, 2024, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM PDT
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Seminar Name: Grammar: Commas, Sentences, Semincolons, and More
Presenter: Margie Wakeman Wells
Date: Saturday, July 13, 2024
Time: 9 am to 11 am (2 hours)/.20 NCRA CEUs
Location: Online via GoToMeeting
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The attendees will be able to analyze whether separating/surrounding commas are required.
The attendees will understand the differences between a sentence/fragment/run-on.
The attendees will learn/relearn the rules for the semicolon.
The attendees will apply the semicolon rules to the transcript and comprehend the modifications required for the spoken word.

Bio: Margie is in her seventh decade of teaching, 48 of those years in court reporting education. She has presented, under the auspices of NCRA and state organizations, over 300 seminars for reporters, teachers, and students on English-related topics.

Court Reporting: Bad Grammar/Good Punctuation is her best-selling reference text, which has an accompanying Workbook with 250 pages of exercises to practice the rules. She will release her latest book, Good Grammar, in the spring of 2024.

She has also published Word Pares, Pears, Pairs, a reference work of 2,000-word pairs; All Things English, a practice book on English skills; and Practice Really DOES Make Perfect, a drill book series for improving accuracy.

Margie operates “Margie Holds Class,” her online school, for live and recorded classes; answers questions on the popular subscription site; and sponsors Margie’s English Corner in addition to her “All Things English” blog.

Attendance verification: Attendees will be required to pre-register. Attendees will be required to enter their first and last names into the GoToMeeting platform. The GoToMeeting platform keeps records of the timing of sign-on and sign-off. Attendees are required to keep cameras on. The administrator will download attendance from the GoToMeeting platform.