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Neil James: Great Grammar for Writers
Sunday, May 18 2014 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Ticketed: $150/$140
State Library of NSW, Jean Garling Room, Level 1, Mitchell Wing, Macquarie Street, Sydney
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Did you miss out on grammar at school? Or maybe you can't remember the difference between an object and a determiner? Yet now you suspect that a better understanding of the mechanics of language will help you improve your writing. Neil James shows you how to apply the fundamentals of traditional grammar to creative and professional texts and reveals how to refine your voice and sharpen your style.

Supported by The Plain English Foundation.
Duration: six hours
Capacity: 16

Neil James (Australian)

Dr Neil James is the Executive Director of the Plain English Foundation, which has helped over 100 organisations improve their written communication. He has published more than 75 articles, reviews and essays on literature and language, and edited books on Australian literature and the poet C J Dennis. His most recent books Writing at Work and Modern Manglish skewer the worst excesses of our public language and make the case for reform of professional writing and public rhetoric.

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