Yes – we have no banana’s – learning to spot a well-placed apostrophe and other grammatical mysteries through this light-hearted session.   Participants will have plenty of opportunity to work through examples and ask questions.

What will I learn?training

By the end of this session you will have a clearer understanding of:

  • Double negatives
  • Correct order of pronouns
  • Hanging prepositions
  • Run on sentences
  • Matching subject with the verb
  • Who or Whom?
  • Using commas to separate lists
  • Apostrophes
  • Dangling participle

Benefits to you

You will feel more confident in recognising and correcting some of the more commonly used mistakes in both written and spoken language.

Who should attend?

This session is for anyone who would like to improve their written and spoken grammar.


Wednesday 15th June 2016


Arrival for 3.45am for tea, coffee and networking for a 4pm start. The workshop will close by 6pm.


£30 per person for OCVA Members
£32 per person from a charitable organisation who are not OCVA members
£40 per person from a non-charitable organisation


Oxford Office Furniture Training Suite
The Old Court House
Floyds Row
St Aldates

There is no parking available, although we maybe able to assist those with disabilities.  Please contact us to enquire if you have a disability.    Our venue is serviced with good transport links, if you are driving you may wish to take advantage of the Park and Ride services located at Redbridge, Pear Tree or Oxford Thornhill.  Alternatively you can park in one of the City Centre car parks such as Gloucester Green, Oxpens, Oxford Train Station or Worcester Street.

Enquiries contact:

Telephone:  01865 251946
Email: training AT ocva.org.uk (replace AT with @)

When contacting us please state the name of the course your correspondence is in relation to.


Please note there are two steps to this process and both steps of the process will need to be completed to secure your place.

Step 1: Please register your details with us on the form:

Please note that registration without payment does not constitute a booking. Both are required, and we do check. (Thanks!)

Step 2: Make payment within 2 working days of registering.

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OCVA Members pay £30.00 GBP BUY NOW
Charitable organisations who are not OCVA members pay £32.00 GBP BUY NOW
Non-charitable Rate pay £40.00 GBP BUY NOW

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