The qualities of a good proofreader
Visual acuity exercises
The 3-phase proofreading system
Word image perception
Phrase recognition scanning
After completion of Proofamatics , participants will be able to:
proofread using a specific technique
catch errors in daily communications
increase the accuracy of letters, e-mails, reports and documents
increase the speed of finding errors
present a professional image in all written communications.
Proofamatics is a 7-hour workshop, typically run for one full day or two
Proofamatics reduces proofreading errors by 25% by:
There is also an assessment instrument to measure and demonstrate
Anyone who produces documents, whether on paper or on screen.
TRAIN THE TRAINER
Our trainers are available to run Proofamatics in-house workshops.
However, your trainers can attend a two-day train-the-trainer session to
give you maximum flexibility and cost-effectiveness.
Over 120 pages of proofreading,
grammar and spelling exercises
designed to ensure a high quality
of learning and retention.
Pre- and post-workshop
Two 5-minute assessments for
running at the start and finish of the
Used by the participants to check
the accuracy of their answers to the
The Proofamatics guide to grammar, punctuation, spelling and capitalisation:
This stand-alone reference guide
summarises all the rules needed for
the correct production of documents.
teaching a 3-phase system of proofreading
providing grammar, spelling and punctuation revision
showing how to break up text to avoid reading for comprehension
incorporating exercises to increase eye-span whilst reducing eye fatigue