Grammar Essentials

Correct the most common grammar errors.
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  • Lectures 19
  • Contents Video: 1 hour
    Other: 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 8/2013 English

Course Description

“Grammar Essentials Jumpstart" reviews critical yet under practiced guidelines of Standard English grammar. Learn the grammar rules you absolutely need to know to immediately improve your writing. Each lesson includes plenty of grammar exercises and grammar quizzes to assess your knowledge and track your progress.

This online grammar class covers the most common grammar topics:

  • Grammar Terms Review (Parts of Speech)
  • Prepositional Phrases
  • Fragments
  • Run-ons
  • Subject/Verb Agreement
  • Final Grammar Test

What are the requirements?

  • Course materials provided.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Identify and correct common grammar issues
  • Use exercises & quizzes to assess your knowledge
  • Receive tips and resources for continued writing practice

What is the target audience?

  • Business professionals, returning students and current college students; anyone with a desire to improve their writing.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Before You Get Started
03:47

Check each lecture for downloadable materials. This video shows you how to download handouts and access the quizzes for this course.

20 questions

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

5 pages

Overview of course concepts.

Section 2: Grammar Terms Review
10:47

Parts of Speech:

•Adjective

•Adverb

•Antecedent

•Clause

•Conjunction

•Interjection

•Modifier

•Noun

19 pages

Review the video lecture at your own pace.

07:32

Parts of Speech:

•Object

•Phrase

•Preposition

•Pronoun

•Sentence

•Subject

•Verb

Remember to download the attached exercise.

9 questions

Type the appropriate answer into the blank.

Section 3: Prepositions
05:33

Learn to identify common prepositions.

9 pages

Read the video slides at your own pace.

Exercise #1: Prepositions
1 page
Answers #1: Prepositions
1 page
Exercise #2: Prepositions
1 page
Answers #2: Prepositions
1 page
Section 4: Sentence Fragments
08:15

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

8 pages

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

10 questions

Directions: Correctly identify complete sentences and fragments.

10 questions

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

Section 5: Run-on Sentences
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.

6 pages

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

Practice #6: Run-ons
10 questions
10 questions

Choose the correct answer for each sentence.

Section 6: Subject Verb Agreement
10:44

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

11 pages

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

10 questions

Directions: Choose the correct verb to complete the sentence.

8 questions

Directions: Choose the correct verb to complete the sentence.

Section 7: Final Grammar Test
4 pages

Let's see what you have learned! Put your new knowledge to the test with this final exercise. Download the answer sheet once you completed the post-test.

Grammar Post-Test Answers
5 pages

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Instructor Biography

Ashan R Hampton, English Instructor/Writer

Ashan R. Hampton has worked as an English instructor in higher education for several years and is very proficient in writing, editing and instruction. Recently, Ashan completed course work for doctoral candidacy in the Leadership for Higher Education program at Capella University with a 4.0 GPA.

With her doctoral studies on hold, Ashan has found success in online education. She produces and teaches her own writing and grammar courses for global audiences. She is the owner and principal editor of Easy Edits Writing and E-learning Services, which specializes in helping students and professionals produce error-free documents. Ashan is also a published author and has recently released two unique grammar books: "Practical Grammar Essentials" and "Urban Grammar Quick Fixes." Click her website link below for more information on these titles.

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