Editing in English

Objectives
To understand the differences between revising, copy-editing, substantive editing and proofreading
To improve your practical editing and writing skills
Audience
Native speaker of English, or individual who has a very good command of the language, who is new to editing or would like to know more about how to be a good editor
Programme
One-day workshop:
What makes a good editor and why editing matters • How to write correct, clear and concise sentences, paragraphs and texts • Levels of editing (revising, copy-editing, substantive editing and proofreading) • Basic editing checks (a look at various common problems in spelling, grammar and punctuation) • Editing tips, skills and approaches
Director
Prof. Lance HEWSON, Faculty of Translation and Interpreting (FTI), University of Geneva
Co-ordinator
Véronique SAURON, University of Geneva

Date
Monday, 31 October 2016
9:30-12:30 and 13:30-17:30

Registration deadline
10 October 2016

Tuition fees
CHF 500 for the workshop

Information
FTI
+41(0)22 379 98 92
sandra.lancoud(at)unige.ch

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