English Grammar Essentials
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English Grammar Essentials

Correct the most common grammar errors to improve your writing.
4.4 (63 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,134 students enrolled
Created by Ashan R. Hampton
Last updated 12/2016
English
Price: $95
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • 12 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion

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What Will I Learn?
  • Identify and correct common grammar issues.
  • Write grammatically correct sentences.
  • Improve your academic & business writing skills.
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Requirements
  • Course materials provided.
Description

Do you want to improve your grammar skills, but not sure where to start? "English Grammar Essentials" -- 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 success in the classroom and the workplace. Remember, good writing begins with good grammar!

English Grammar Essentials covers the most common grammar errors made in academic and business writing by students and seasoned professionals:

  • Grammar Pre-Test
  • Parts of Speech Review
  • Basic Sentence Structure
  • Prepositional Phrases
  • Fragments
  • Run-ons
  • Comma Splices
  • Subject/Verb Agreement
  • Homonyms / Homophones
  • Dangling & Misplaced Modifiers
  • Common Usage Errors
  • Noun/Pronoun Agreement
  • Final Grammar Test

BONUS: Avoiding Sexist Language

BONUS eBook: "Practical Grammar Essentials"

Who is the target audience?
  • Business professionals
  • Returning Students
  • Current College Students;
  • TOEFL / ESL Students
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Curriculum For This Course
26 Lectures
02:43:51
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Before You Get Started
3 Lectures 05:36

Learn how to find and download course materials.

Preview 04:20

Download additional lesson resources.

Downloading Resources
01:03

Troubleshoot: Completed lessons still showing as incomplete.

Marking Lessons as Complete
00:13

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
15 questions
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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
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Basic Sentence Structure
1 Lecture 06:32
Sentence Structure
06:32

Sentence Variety
7 questions
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Prepositions
6 Lectures 05:33

Learn to identify common prepositions.

Prepositions Video
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

Exercise #2: Prepositions
1 page

Answers #2: Prepositions
1 page
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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!

Preview 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
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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
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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
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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
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Homonyms/Homophones
1 Lecture 04:24
Homonyms/Homophones
04:24

Practice #1
10 questions
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Dangling/Misplaced Modifiers
1 Lecture 09:50
Dangling/Misplaced Modifiers
09:50

Dangling/Misplaced #1
10 questions
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About the Instructor
Ashan R. Hampton
4.3 Average rating
132 Reviews
1,661 Students
4 Courses
Assistant Professor of English/Editor/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," now available on Amazon and other popular booksellers.