The Proofreading Training Pack
To reach those top marks for AQA Creative Writing, your students will need to proofread and copy-edit their own work to a high standard. Even the best writers can make errors. For essential activities and advice on proofreading, try out this new Training Pack, developed in conjunction with The Proofreading Agency.It includes:
- Comprehensive notes with advice on the proof-reader’s job
- 18 carefully selected worksheets with advice, tips and practice exercises covering capitalisation, commas, semi-colons, common mistakes, parentheses, hyphens, subject-verb agreement, dangling participles, American spellings, homophones and many more!
- Answers to all exercises & tests (with exemplar marking up)
- Two proofreading tests to monitor your progress
Plus, for those who would consider a future career in proofreading, a guide to the BS 5261C: 2005 proofreading symbols!
Easy to use with good explanations and loads of practice exercises. A good introduction to proofreading. S Balliston-Thicke, Proof-reader and Independent Reviewer