The Complete Proofreading Course: Editing and Proofreading
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The Complete Proofreading Course: Editing and Proofreading

Learn All Aspects of Proofreading Writing Editing Punctuation and Other Communication Strategies
4.1 (187 ratings)
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12,568 students enrolled
Last updated 7/2020
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 2 articles
  • 3 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Developing the eye for finding mistakes
  • Understanding the importance of styles and consistency
Requirements
  • An open mind and willingness to learn
Description

Is it a big deal to have typos in your cover letter? YES, it is!
Should you pay more attention to detail? Absolutely.
Have you ever been lost in translation, couldn't see the tree for the forest!?

Then, this is the place for you.

Do not mix up proofreading with editing (Copy editing).

Study to be the editor too. Develop an eye for details.

Understand the context and act accordingly.

Proofreading is the ultimate stage.

Increase your skill in finding errors. No more ridiculous typos.

Realize that this skill is important

Proofreading is an essential skill worth working on. Learn a different mindset to deal with any obstacle.

The Complete Guide to Editing and Proofreading is a mindset developing course. You should have the desire to find any error, no matter what. Know your punctuation and grammar and the difference between UK and US English.

There is nothing you can not learn if you have an open mind and the willingness to improve.

Let's enjoy this journey together. Let's get started.

   

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone who likes or has to write any kind of written material
Course content
Expand all 30 lectures 01:07:34
+ Preparation
14 lectures 31:13
Set the Stage
00:32
Get Ready to Start
02:12
Should you use Spellchecking Software?
01:44
Spellchecking Software?
1 question
Should you Meditate?
01:15
Meditation
1 question

Find the mistakes in the text.

Typo Test 1
1 question
Quiz Solution
01:42

Developmental Editor

Different Types of Editors
01:24
Proofreading Business
03:36
How to get a Job as an Editor and/or Proofreader
01:57
Sometimes you have to say no
02:23
Can you make Money as a Freelancer?
04:53
Style Guide and Consistency
03:31
Proofreading Marks
02:40
+ Most Common Mistakes
5 lectures 11:55
Common Mistakes
05:00
Find the Mistakes
01:15

Find the word with the correct meaning.

Homophones
15 questions
Confusing Words or Verbs
00:57
+ Great Tools
4 lectures 12:00
US and UK Spelling Differences
03:48

Find the mistakes in the text.

American English
1 question
Quiz Solution
02:09
Grammarly
04:10
Languagetool.org
01:53
+ Final Thoughts
2 lectures 04:40
DETAIL and CONTEXT
01:28
Here Is How You Can Get your Certificate of Completion for this Course
03:12