Ever send out an embarrassing, costly, typo-filled, business letter? Now, this practical book is here to help. Each section contains exercises and activities that strengthen your proofreading skills and eliminate errors and inaccuracies from your documents.
Introduction Proofreader's Pretest
Section 1: Proofreading for Error-Free Copy What Is Proofreading? Setting the Stage Getting Started Achieving Error-Free Documents Proofreading Numbers and Names Incorporating Proofreaders' Marks How to Give Proofreading Feedback to Others
Section 2: Proofreading for Accuracy Know Your Grammar Terms Proofreading for Grammatical Errors Proofreading for Punctuation Errors Proofreading for Spelling Errors Proofreading for Usage Errors Proofreading for Capitalization Errors Proofreading for Number Errors
Section 3: Summary Proofreader's Post Test Create Your Own Proofreader's Library
Section 4: Exercise Answers Recommended Reading