Grammar Essentials
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Grammar Essentials

Boost your writing skills
4.0 (147 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
1,525 students enrolled
Created by Ashan R. Hampton
Last updated 6/2020
English
English [Auto], Polish [Auto]
Current price: $47.99 Original price: $79.99 Discount: 40% off
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This course includes
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 3 articles
  • 13 downloadable resources
  • 1 Practice Test
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Identify and correct common grammar issues.
  • Write grammatically correct sentences.
  • Improve your academic & business writing skills.
Requirements
  • Course materials provided.
Description

Are you a blogger, freelancer, small business owner or social media influencer? Promoting your personal brand and business goals requires writing on a variety of platforms. Writing that sells. Writing that keeps audiences engaged and wanting more. Good writing starts with good grammar. How comfortable are you with your grammar skills? Will your writing seem professional and polished or clumsy and elementary?

"Grammar Essentials: Boost your writing skills" gives you the tools you need to quickly improve your standard English grammar and overall writing skills. Learn the grammar rules you absolutely need to know to immediately improve your writing for personal and business success. Remember, good writing starts with good grammar! Grammar Essentials uses exercises, quizzes and practical examples to quickly improve your grammar in just minutes a day: 

Who this course is for:
  • Students
  • Teachers
  • TOEFL / ESL Students
  • Adult Education Students
  • Homeschool Groups
Course content
Expand all 23 lectures 02:18:27
+ Grammar Warm-up
0 lectures 00:00

Get a quick assessment of your current grammar knowledge. Too easy? Well, the quizzes get a bit more challenging as the course progresses!

Grammar Pre-Test
12 questions
+ Parts of Speech
3 lectures 18:19

Parts of Speech:

•Adjective

•Adverb

•Antecedent

•Clause

•Conjunction

•Interjection

•Modifier

•Noun

Parts of Speech #1
10:47

Parts of Speech:

•Object

•Phrase

•Preposition

•Pronoun

•Sentence

•Subject

•Verb

Remember to download the attached exercise.

Parts of Speech #2
07:32

Review the video lecture at your own pace.

Slides: Parts of Speech
19 pages

Type the appropriate answer into the blank.

Practice #1
9 questions
Practice #2
10 questions
+ Prepositions
4 lectures 05:33

Learn to identify common prepositions.

Preview 05:33

Read the video slides at your own pace.

Prepositions Lecture Notes
9 pages
Exercise #1: Prepositions
1 page
Answers #1: Prepositions
1 page

Knowledge check.

Prepositions & POS
10 questions
+ Sentence Fragments
2 lectures 08:15

Identify and eliminate fragments. Complete the video and exercises before attempting the quizzes. Remember, no peeking ahead at the answers!

Sentence Fragments: Video
08:15

If the video moves too fast, click through these lecture slides at your own pace.

Fragments: Lecture Notes
8 pages

Directions: Correctly identify complete sentences and fragments.

Practice #4: Fragments
10 questions

Directions: Click “S” for complete sentence or “F” for fragment.

Practice #5: Fragments
10 questions
+ Run-on Sentences
2 lectures 04:11

Learn how to identify and correct run-ons. Complete the lesson materials before attempting the quiz. Remember to download all of the exercise handouts.

Taming Run-on Sentences
04:11

If the video moves too fast, click through these lecture slides at your own pace.

Run-on Lecture Notes
6 pages
Practice #6: Run-ons
10 questions

Choose the correct answer for each sentence.

Run-ons & Fragments Quiz
10 questions
+ Comma Splice
1 lecture 03:39
Comma Splices
03:39

Correctly identify comma splices and run-ons.

Comma Splice #1
10 questions
Comma Splice #2
10 questions
+ Subject Verb Agreement
2 lectures 10:44

Make sure to download the exercises. Click "View Resources".

Subject Verb Agreement
10:44

If the video moves too fast, click through these lecture slides at your own pace.

Slides: Subject Verb Agreement
11 pages

Directions: Choose the correct verb to complete the sentence.

Subject/Verb Practice #1
10 questions

Directions: Choose the correct verb to complete the sentence.

Subject/ Verb Practice #2
8 questions
+ Dangling/Misplaced Modifiers
1 lecture 09:50
Dangling/Misplaced Modifiers
09:50
Dangling/Misplaced #1
10 questions
+ Homonyms/Homophones
1 lecture 05:55
Video: Homonyms/phones
05:55

Choose the correct answer.

Quiz: Homonyms/phones
10 questions