Grammar Fundamentals

EAC-QAC seminar: Grammar Fundamentals

We are closing out our 2012-2013 season with a great seminar led by none other than Frances Peck.

Where & When

  • Date: Friday, May 24, 2013
  • Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Location: McGill University Faculty Club, 2340 McTavish, Montreal, Room: Old McGill, 3rd Floor


Early bird (On or before May 10):              

  • $ 80 for EAC student members
  • $ 150 for EAC members
  • $ 180 for related organizations and non-member students
  • $ 210 for non-members

After May 10

  • $ 90 for EAC student members
  • $ 180 for members
  • $ 210 for related organizations and non-member students
  • $ 240 for non-members

Register now to secure your spot!

Frances Peck, an editor and writer, has been working with words for over 20 years. She teaches editing at Simon Fraser University and Douglas College, and gives workshops for EAC and other groups of editors, writers, and translators across Canada. She prepared the Canadian edition of The St. Martin’s Workbook, a grammar exercise book; co-authored the popular HyperGrammar website; wrote Peck’s English Pointers, an e-book available through the Language Portal of Canada; and writes a regular column for the journal Language Update. Frances lives in Vancouver and is a partner with West Coast Editorial Associates.

If you can’t make it on May 24, consider attending the ATAMESL language symposium (, which features a one-day “Journée de formation” on May 25 and where EAC member Frances Peck will be presenting a half-day workshop on Sentences with Style. The full-day rate is $275 (for EAC members) + taxes and includes two workshops, two meals, coffee breaks and a networking cocktail.

The symposium, sponsored in part by EAC-QAC, is being held at the Campus de l’Université de Sherbrooke in Longueuil (direct connection with Longueuil metro station).

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