Learn different English grammar rules and support tricks
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Step-by-step guides to grammar help and grammar tips! Learn about commonly misused words and the proper use of the comma
4.2 (5 ratings)
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121 students enrolled
Created by Jana Checkley
Last updated 3/2014
English
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Includes:
  • 32 mins on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • In this course, you will learn different grammar structures.
  • By the end of the course, you will be able to use commas effectively and efficiently.
  • By the end of the course, you will be able to understand gerunds and how to use them.
  • In this course, you will learn about auxiliary verbs.
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Requirements
  • This course requires a basic understanding of English language and writing. This course does not require prerequisite knowledge of software beyond a PDF reader.
Description

This course is about English grammar. This course is for those in education, or those who need a refresher course.

In this course you will have access to different presentations that cover a wide range of grammar tips and grammar guides. In addition, self-study guides and worksheets will be provided to help you train towards becoming successful English language experts. The course is set up to allow you to learn at your own pace with six sessions to help you learn. The course is structured so that you can select which presentations to view in any order you wish. This course is designed for you and is flexible for all learners to explore and to learn.

In addition, more focused courses on essay writing, Algebra, and study skills help are also available under the "Study Time: Your Academic Success Center" umbrella of training support.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is intended for those who need to refresh their English language and grammar skills. This course will benefit those that want to learn more about English language structures and successful English writing.
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Curriculum For This Course
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Grammar Practice
2 Lectures 07:00

This session covers gerunds, or the -ing part of words. This is an introductory session that will begin this six-part Grammar Skills course that will delve further into different aspects of English grammar for you to improve your English language usage.

There are PDF study-guides for you to download and to use. One guide covers more ways to improve your English grammar and the other covers punctuation skills.

Further PDF study-guides can be found with the other Grammar Skills sessions.

Preview 03:32

This session looks further into infinitives and gerunds. This session should be used as a supplement to ‘Grammar Practice – Part 1’.

Preview 03:28
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Words and Sentences
2 Lectures 11:01

This session discusses different words that are commonly confused for another.

Preview 07:27

This session looks at comma splices and how to detect them in your writing.

There are PDF study-guides available for you to download and to use. One guide is a supplement to this video and delves further into comma splices. The other guide looks at sentence fragments.

Conquering the Comma
03:34
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Verbs and Grammar Usage
2 Lectures 11:33

This session explains the connection between subjects and verbs, including the singular versus plural usage of both.

Subject-Verb Agreement
06:46

This session will look at auxiliary verbs and how to successfully use them in your understanding of the English language.

Auxiliary Verbs
04:47
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Closing Video
1 Lecture 02:02

Congratulations on completing this course!

We hope that you have enjoyed this course and have learned more about grammar skills. We at ‘Study Time’ want to encourage learning and the enjoyment of learning. Again, congratulations on putting in the time and energy into expanding your knowledge and improving yourself.

Thank You For Taking Part
02:02
About the Instructor
Jana Checkley
4.1 Average rating
7 Reviews
290 Students
4 Courses
Education Development Analyst and Curriculum Director

Jana has been in the US and UK education sectors for over ten years. Her MRes in Education degree targeted educational development initiatives and professional development courses for students and faculty. Her full-time position is that of Director of Higher Education and Skills and works closely with colleagues to focus on student support services. She looks to encourage academic growth and interest in students and uses her experiences as an educator and learner to help others.

Jana has taught English, mathematics, and IT training at high school and university education levels and has teaching degrees in both the US and the UK. Working closely with students and different learners, she has created diverse training presentations and exercises for young and adult learners.