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Hyphens (At Last) - SUMMER 2020

A Study on the Use of Hyphens


That hyphen is so small and takes almost no ink to print. How can it give us so much trouble? Why do we have so many questions about one little mark? This is your chance to review the myriad of rules and get those questions answered.

Maybe together, we can come to a better grasp of the hyphen. Come to class!

See you in class!

This class meets on Saturday, July 11 at 11:00 AM Pacific Time. (NEW TIME)

SATURDAY TIMES
8:30 to 10:30 Pacific
9:30 to 11:30 Mountain
10:30 to 12:30 Central
11:30 to 1:30 Eastern


Each class will be recorded, which you may listen to any number of times, and the recording will be available for 30 days after the last session of the class. You will receive a certificate for the hours attended. For some classes, a missed class may be made up. Details are available.

Each class is taught in a question-and-answer format, using PowerPoint slides and including handouts of the slides, resources, and exercises.

Each class is being offered for just under $20 a unit – no flights, no hotels, no meals out – NO RISK!!

Come to class in your pajamas; bring your own snacks.

Your Instructor


Margie Wakeman Wells
Margie Wakeman Wells

Margie Wakeman Wells is a lifetime credentialed teacher in the state of California and is certified as a CRI. She is in her sixth decade of teaching -- with 40 of those years in the field of court reporting. As a reporting instructor, she has taught from the theory level through the exit speeds as well as all manner of English courses – both on campus in a bricks and mortar school and online.

She has presented, under the auspices of NCRA and state court reporting organizations, over 300 seminars for reporters on English-related topics as well as seminars for teachers and students.

Court Reporting: Bad Grammar/Good Punctuation, her best-selling reference text, and the workbook that accompanies it are available at margieholdscourt.com. In addition, she has published Word Pares, Pears, Pairs, a reference work of 2,000 word pairs with definitions, examples, and idioms for the words, and is currently writing a grammar text. She has also written a drill book series for improving accuracy: Practice Really DOES Make Perfect.

Margie operates “Margie Holds Class,” her online school, for both live and recorded classes and writes her blog, “All Things English,” at margieholdscourt.com. Margie currently serves as the Education Liaison for the California Court Reporters Association.

Margie has two grown sons and lives with her husband, Bill, in Culver City, California.


Your Instructor


Margie Wakeman Wells
Margie Wakeman Wells

Margie Wakeman Wells is a lifetime credentialed teacher in the state of California and is certified as a CRI. She is in her sixth decade of teaching -- with 40 of those years in the field of court reporting. As a reporting instructor, she has taught from the theory level through the exit speeds as well as all manner of English courses – both on campus in a bricks and mortar school and online.

She has presented, under the auspices of NCRA and state court reporting organizations, over 300 seminars for reporters on English-related topics as well as seminars for teachers and students.

Court Reporting: Bad Grammar/Good Punctuation, her best-selling reference text, and the workbook that accompanies it are available at margieholdscourt.com. In addition, she has published Word Pares, Pears, Pairs, a reference work of 2,000 word pairs with definitions, examples, and idioms for the words, and is currently writing a grammar text. She has also written a drill book series for improving accuracy: Practice Really DOES Make Perfect.

Margie operates “Margie Holds Class,” her online school, for both live and recorded classes and writes her blog, “All Things English,” at margieholdscourt.com. Margie currently serves as the Education Liaison for the California Court Reporters Association.

Margie has two grown sons and lives with her husband, Bill, in Culver City, California.


Course Curriculum


  Class Details for Seminar on Compounds and Hyphens
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  Link to Access LIVE Session
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  Link to Access the RECORDED Session
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  Module 2: Compound Nouns
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  Module 3: Prefixes and Suffixes
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  Module 4: Compound Verbs
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  Module 5: Compound Modifiers
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  Module 6: The Suspension Hyphen
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  Module 7: Miscellaneous
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  Chicago Manual of Style: Hyphenation Table
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