Corporate & Academic Quality Assurance

Content Strategy, Management, Delivery.

Increasing regulation (in the corporate world) and competition (in both business and academia) has led to the need for improved quality assurance at all levels. This can include training of staff, documentation presented to journals (academia), client documentation (corporate research, presentations, research papers, legal opinions), or your investors (pitches, performance updates, fund semi annual and annual reports, annual accounts).

Corporate Quality Assurance: Training, Financial & Business English, and Presentation Proficiency

Corporate Quality Assurance: Editing, Proofreading, Copy Writing

Academic Quality Assurance: Academic Editing & Proofreading

Filtering by Tag: Grammar

Grammar & Writing: Active vs. Passive Voice

Introduction

Perhaps you received a graded paper with instructions not to use the passive voice, and are not entirely sure what that means. Oftentimes, professors – especially those in the humanities – prefer that students use active voice almost exclusively to passive. In short, active and passive voice have to do with the relationship between subject, action, and object in a sentence.

Both ways, the meaning of the sentence remains essentially the same, but the difference in emphasis can lead to slightly different interpretations. 

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Who Cares About Grammar?

“Who cares about grammar?” was a question that my sixteen-year-old self would have asked rhetorically, assuming the answer was obviously “nobody of any importance.” Those who cared about grammar were overly obsessed with rules and details for their own sake. As long as one got his or her ideas across clearly, what did it matter if they stuck to random, formal conventions?

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