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  1. PROOFREADING What’s it all about?

  2. Proofreading is checking your work for • Accuracy • Spelling, grammar, punctuation, etc. • Impression • Tense, tone, intent • Professionalism • Overall appearance, clarity, conciseness All About Proofreading

  3. Authors (You and I) • Ensure accuracy • Prevent giving a bad impression • Help put best foot forward • Business professionals • Ensure the message is clear, concise, and accurate • Give the reader a good impression of the company • Ensure proper response and avoid legal issues Who Proofreads and Why

  4. Prepare for the task • Clear your work area • Remove distractions • Read for understanding • Ask yourself what the author’s intent is • Does the correspondence make sense • Are there spelling or punctuation errors • Does it flow smoothly • Read before changing content How Do You Proofread

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