Easy Grammar 101 - Your Foundation for Better English

Good grammar matters. Proper speech and better writing makes a difference.
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  • Lectures 23
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 3/2016 English

Course Description

Course Description

When it comes to writing, there's never a second chance to make that first impression. This is a competitive world so you need to compete. Clean writing and good grammar will make you stand out from the crowd and catch the attention of the reader. Whether it's a job application, a novel, or a thesis, all writing needs eyeballs.

Words can be like thoughts at times - innumerable and disorganized. In English Grammar 101, you will discover how less really is more when it comes to the written word.

Who Is this Course For?

This course is for anyone who wants a solid understanding of essential grammar. It is also a course for those who want to learn how to keep their writing clear, to the point and relevant.

English Grammar 101 is a course that will help you to achieve your personal and professional goals. The better you write the more you get to enhance your ability to speak and read better too. This applies to everyone, even if English is your first language.

Pages of text with no grammatical errors can still be difficult to read when they lack clarity. This is a course where you get to improve your style as well as your sentence structure.

Easy Grammar Course 101 Lessons

  • An introduction to the essential parts of speech.
  • Understanding nouns including:
  • Common and proper nouns
  • Singular and plural nouns
  • Irregular plural nouns
  • Compound nouns
  • Collective nouns
  • Understanding pronouns
  • Understanding verbs
  • Understanding adjectives
  • Understanding adverbs
  • Understanding prepositions
  • Understanding conjunctions
  • Understanding interjections
  • Understanding independent clauses
  • Understanding dependent clauses
  • Understanding adjective clauses
  • Understanding noun clauses

Course Requirements

Computer, notepad and pen.

What You Get from this Course?

  • Over 19 lectures and self-assessment quizes

Who will benefit from this course?

  • Anyone who wants to improve their understanding of grammar essentials
  • College and university students
  • Communications professionals
  • Job hunters
  • Web content writers
  • Anyone who wants to write well

What are the requirements?

  • Students do not need any prior knowledge, as the course covers everything needed.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Write or speak with confidence, and have a good grasp of essential English grammar
  • Make your writing bolder, clearer and more relevant
  • Understand the role of grammar in forming good sentences
  • Identify and correct common grammar, usage and punctuation issues

What is the target audience?

  • This course is for anyone who wants to improve their understanding of grammar essentials
  • If you are a college or university student needing a refresher course on English grammar, this course is ideal.
  • Web writers and indie authors will find the course very informative.
  • This course is for anyone wishing to write or speak English well.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
14:16

Before you begin this course, please take the time to watch this introduction to the Udemy platform, and how to get the most out of this and every other course you take on Udemy.

03:35
In the coming lessons you will learn the basic word order to form perfect sentences in English. This will help you to speak with more fluency and write with better clarity. The result of this is that you get to communicate in English with a lot more confidence.
02:27
After this lesson you will understand the different components that makes up a simple sentence.


6 questions

Check your knowledge of the basic main clause structure.

Section 2: Nouns
03:07

Lesson Objective: To identify and use common nouns in a sentence. Also to learn the difference between concrete and abstract nouns. After this lesson you will have a better understanding of nouns and how to use them to best effect in English sentence structure.

5 questions

Check your basic understanding of English nouns.

02:32
Lesson Objective: To differentiate between common and proper nouns. After this lesson you will know what common and proper nouns are and how to use them correctly.
5 questions

Acknowledge what common and proper nouns are and identify their use

03:34
Lesson Objective: To differentiate between singular and plural nouns. After this lesson you will know the rules on how to change nouns from their singular form to the plural.
5 questions

To recognize singular and plural nouns in English and to understand how to turn singular nouns into their plural forms.

04:57
Lesson Objective: To differentiate between singular and plural nouns that don’t follow the standard rules for pluralization. After this lesson you will know the rules on how to change these nouns from their singular form to the plural.
2 questions

To recognize singular and plural nouns in English and to understand how to turn singular nouns into their plural forms.

03:07
Lesson Objective: To identify the plural form of irregular nouns. In this lesson you will learn that not all nouns add -s or -es to form the plural. After this lesson you will understand the rules that apply to irregular nouns.
4 questions

Identify nouns which don't become plural in the regular way

01:54

Lesson objective: To identify and form compound nouns using two or more words. After this lesson you will know the three types of compound nouns and how to form them with other words to make new nouns.

5 questions

To identify nouns made up of two or more words

01:41

Lesson Objective: To identify the different types of collective nouns and their usage in English. After this lesson, you will have a good understanding of how to use collective nouns to name a collection or a number of people, things and animals.

4 questions

Identify nouns which name a collection or a number of people, things and animals.

Section 3: Pronouns
02:59
Lesson Objective: To identify first, second and third person pronouns within a sentence. After this lesson you will know how and when to replace nouns with their corresponding pronouns.
6 questions

Identify the words we use in place of full nouns.

Section 4: Verbs
03:59

Lesson Objective: To define verbs and how they fit into English sentences. By the end of this lesson, you will understand the role of action, linking and helping verbs.

5 questions

To help you learn, review, and refresh your knowledge of English Verbs

Section 5: Adjectives
03:31

Lesson Objective: To identify and use adjectives to best effect in English. After this lesson you will have a better understanding of how to add adjectives to nouns to make more powerful sentences.

5 questions

To help you learn, review, and refresh your knowledge of English adjectives.

Section 6: Adverbs
03:17

Lesson objective: To identify and correctly use adverbs in sentences. After this lesson you will be able to define the different types of adverbs. You will understand how adverbs modify other adverbs, verbs, adjectives, clauses, or sentences in English.

7 questions

To help you learn, review, and refresh your knowledge of English adverbs.

Section 7: Prepositions
02:34

Lesson Objective: To identify and use prepositions of location in written and spoken English. After this lesson you will know about prepositions and prepositional phrases. You will also know how to identify them and use them to best effect in English sentences.

7 questions

To help you learn, review, and refresh your knowledge of English prepositions.

Section 8: Conjunctions
02:11

Lesson objective: To introduce the seven coordination conjunctions and their usage. After this lesson you will know how to coordinate, or join, words, phrases and clauses together using the correct coordination conjunctions.

4 questions

To help you learn, review, and refresh your knowledge of coordinating conjunctions.

02:15

Lesson objective: To identify subordinating conjunctions and use them to form proper English sentence structure. After this lesson, you will know how to use subordinating conjunctions by joining a dependent clause with an independent clause.

4 questions

To help you learn, review, and refresh your knowledge of subordinating conjunctions.

01:22

Lesson Objective: To identify and use correlative conjunctions to join phrases or words in sentences. After this lesson you will know how to join phrases or words that carry equal importance in English.

4 questions

To help you learn, review, and refresh your knowledge of correlative conjunctions.

Section 9: Interjections
02:03

Lesson Objective: To introduce the function of interjections in writing. After this lesson you will know of the most commonly used interjections and how to use them in English.

4 questions

To help you learn, review, and refresh your knowledge of English Interjections.

Section 10: Independent Clauses
02:13

Lesson Objective: To Identify words and phrases that make up an independent clause. After this lesson you will understand the basic parts of a simple English sentence.

4 questions

To help you learn, review, and refresh your knowledge of the independent clause.

Section 11: Dependent Clauses
02:53

Lesson Objective: To show how to form and use dependent clauses with subordinate conjunctions. After this lesson you will know how and why we join dependent clauses with independent clauses.

4 questions

To help you learn, review, and refresh your knowledge of the dependent clause.

Section 12: Adjective Clauses
02:57

Lesson Objective: To illustrate the role of adjective clauses in English. After this lesson you will know when to use adjective clauses and understand how they modify nouns.

4 questions

To help you learn, review, and refresh your knowledge of the adjective clause.

Section 13: Noun Clauses
02:36

Lesson objective: To understand what noun clauses are and how to use them in English. After this lesson you will be able to define noun clauses. You will also be able to identify noun clauses in a given sentence.

5 questions

To help you learn, review, and refresh your knowledge of the noun clause.

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Instructor Biography

Andrew Williams, SEO and Wordpress Expert, teacher and author

I run a website called ezSEONews, where I teach my visitors search engine optimization (SEO) skills, and the art of building websites with Wordpress. I have also written and published a number of books that are available on Amazon Kindle and as paperbacks, including best selling books on Wordpress ("Wordpress for Beginners") and SEO ("SEO 2014 & Beyond").

As an ex-schoolteacher, I hope I can make complicated topics simple to understand. I certainly enjoy trying!

Instructor Biography

Andii Aitch, TEFL Teacher and Editor/Proofreader

I am a native English copy editor and proofreader. I have a healthy obsession for perfection and a strong work ethic. I love what I do and my meticulous manner reflects in my work.

Area of Expertise

My areas of expertise include, but are not limited to, writing and editing websites, blog content and eBooks. I particularly enjoy rewriting poorly written content from scratch. I also edit and proofread documents created by non-native speakers of English. I have a sound knowledge of English grammar, both British and American English.

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