English Parts of Speech: A Survey
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English Parts of Speech: A Survey

An introduction and review of all eight English Parts of Speech
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Created by Mark Miller
Last updated 5/2015
English
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  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • identify and use properly the eight English Parts of Speech
  • become familiar with internet resources dealing with English grammar
  • pass to their own satisfaction associated quizzes and tests at the conclusion of the course.
  • understand the importance of word usage in determining word choice and part of speech
Requirements
  • Students should have a basic competence in English conversation and grammar skills with a desire to improve their English skills
Description

Understanding English Parts of Speech is basic to understanding English grammar and becoming fluent either orally or in written form. Often confusion arises when using a pronoun incorrectly, or not knowing the difference between an adjective and adverb.

After taking this course, you will be able to identify all eight English Parts of Speech, understand the difference between them, and use them appropriately.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

-recognize the eight English Parts of Speech

-understand the difference between them and use them properly

-participate in conversations or write letters without Parts of Speech errors

Learning English Parts of Speech is a fundamental skill in learning, understanding, and using English grammar correctly!!

Do you know when to use a subjective or objective pronoun? Do you understand that when you answer, "Good," when asked, "How are you?" it is incorrect. (You should answer, "Well," or "Fine.") Do you know when to capitalize a noun? This course will help you to understand the answers to these questions. Just make sure you not only listen to the lectures, but also do the additional work available to you with the internet references attached to each lecture. This course will also offer quizzes regularly so that you can monitor your own progress and focus on areas that need some further work.

The lectures in this course are also included in the course, "Making Dollars and Sense Out of English Verbs," so you may want to consider taking that longer, more complete course.

Who this course is for:
  • Those wishing to improve their English skills
Course content
Expand all 8 lectures 49:22
+ English Parts of Speech: Introduction and Review
2 lectures 06:00

A brief introduction to the course is provided which includes a general description of the curriculum

Preview 04:04
+ The English Parts of Speech
5 lectures 37:17

Common and proper nouns are identified. Pronouns are explained.

Preview 07:09
Parts of Speech, Part 2: Verbs
09:11

Adjectives and adverbs are defined and the differences are shown.

Parts of Speech, Part 3: Adjectives and Adverbs
07:56

Prepositions are defined and their uses are shown. Different types of prepositions are indicated. Their relationship to phrasal verbs is also mentioned.

Parts of Speech Part 4: Prepositions
07:11

Conjunctions and interjections are defined and their uses explained.

Parts of Speech Part 5: Conjunctions and Interjections
05:50
+ Conclusion and Reference to a Cumulative Parts of Speech test
1 lecture 06:05

A summary of the course is provided. Reference is given to cumulative Parts of Speech tests.

Parts of Speech Part 6: A Summary and Parts of Speech Test
06:05