Grammar Refresher II

 24 Hours
 PDF Certificate
CEU: 2.4

Course Description

This course reviews the foundational elements of grammar, including the parts of speech, and master the basics of punctuation and mechanics.

You will explore sentence structure, nouns and pronouns, and you will work with the different kinds of verb tenses. You will also explore adjective and adverb use and be introduced to some best practices for using these parts of speech effectively in your writing.

Then, learn phrases and clauses, as well as parallelism, coordination, and subordination. You will see how different phrases and clauses fit together in sentences so that your writing is clear, concise, and meaningful.

Finally, put your skills to work as you explore some different kinds of business writing, paragraph writing, and even formal essay writing. By the time you're done with the course, you will not only have the advanced grammar skills you need, you will also understand how to use those skills in practical ways.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:

  • Effectively identify the parts of speech and use them correctly in a variety of sentences
  • Use punctuation and mechanics correctly in sentences
  • Write effective sentences, and identify common sentence structure errors
  • Write sentences using effective verb forms and verb tenses
  • Effectively identify and use adjectives and adverbs
  • Use coordination, subordination, and parallelism in sentence writing
  • Write effective workplace communications, instructions, and summaries
  • Effectively edit your writing to produce a polished, professional piece of work