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Grammar Essentials

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  • Private class for your team
  • Online or on-location
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  • Onsite testing available

Training for Individuals

$395

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  • Expert instructors
  • Hands-on instruction

Course Overview

In this course, students will review the rules of grammar, identify common grammar errors, and refine their business writing style.

Course Length: 1 day

Audience: Professionals in a variety of fields who are seeking to refine their business writing.

Prerequisites: None

What You're Going To Learn

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:  Examine nouns, pronouns, and verbs.  Identify adjectives and adverbs.  Identify prepositions, conjunctions, and interjections.  Identify some important rules of grammar and some commonly made grammatical errors.  Identify grammar rules regarding correct punctuation.  Identify problematic sentence fragments, run-ons, and comma splices, as well as effective methods of rewriting sentences so that they are clear and complete.  Identify methods for improving word choices.  Identify methods for building effective sentences.  Identify methods for editing text effectively.  Identify methods for avoiding some common errors made by overzealous writers who create hypercorrections in their own work.

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Full Course Outline

1 – IDENTIFYING NOUNS, PRONOUNS, AND VERBS
  • Identify Nouns
  • Identify Pronouns
  • Identify Verbs
2 – IDENTIFYING ADJECTIVES AND ADVERBS
  • Use Adjectives
  • Use Adverbs
3 – IDENTIFYING PREPOSITIONS, CONJUNCTIONS, AND INTERJECTIONS
  • Use Prepositions
  • Use Conjunctions
  • Use Interjections
4 – IDENTIFYING RULES
  • Monitor Sentences
  • Monitor Modifiers
  • Avoid Common Errors
5 – IDENTIFYING CORRECT PUNCTUATION
  • Use Parentheses Correctly
  • Use Commas, Semicolons, and Quotation Marks
  • Use Numbers, Symbols, and Capitalization Correctly
6 – IDENTIFYING SENTENCE FRAGMENTS, RUN-ONS, AND COMMA SPLICES
  • Identify Sentence Fragments
  • Identify Run-ons, Comma Splices, and Solutions
7 – IMPROVING WORD CHOICES
  • Identify Commonly Misused Words
  • Identify Synonyms, Antonyms, and Homonyms
8 – BUILDING EFFECTIVE SENTENCES
  • Identify the Goal
  • Consider the Audience
  • Consider the Context
9 – EDITING EFFECTIVELY
  • Use Correct Spelling
  • Achieve Clarity
10 – AVOIDING HYPERCORRECTIONS
  • Avoid Hypercorrections
  • Achieve Simplicity

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Certificate of Completion

Receive a certificate of completion at the end of every course.

Up-to-date Curriculum

Each course comes with a helpful and up-to-date ebook which will contain instruction and practice exercises.

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