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Midtown, Manhattan
462 Seventh Ave 6th Flr
Btwn W 36th & W 37th Streets
New York, New York 10018
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 6

What you'll learn in this grammar class:

In this course, students will learn how to improve their business writing skills by understanding grammar rules.


Lesson 1: The importance of grammar
  •  Grammar skills 
  •  Improving grammar skills 
  •  Writing clearly 
  •  Nouns and verbs 
  •  Identifying nouns 
  •  Identifying verbs 
Lesson 2: Pronouns, adjectives, and adverbs
  • Pronouns 
  •  Identifying pronouns 
  •  Identifying categories of pronouns 
  •  Identifying pronoun cases 
  •  Identifying compound personal pronouns 
  •  Adjectives and adverbs 
  •  Identifying types of adjectives 
  •  Identifying adverbs 
  •  Identifying degrees of adjectives and adverbs 
Lesson 3: Prepositions, conjunctions, and interjections
  •  Prepositions 
  •  Identifying prepositions 
  •  Identifying prepositional phrases 
  •  Conjunctions 
  •  Identifying conjunctions 
  •  Working with clauses and conjunctions 
  •  Interjections 
  •  Identifying interjections 
Lesson 4: Effective sentences
  •  Sentence formation 
  •  Defining effective sentences 
  •  Identifying sentences 
  •  Defining the natural order of sentences 
  •  Identifying subjects 
  •  Identifying predicates 
  •  Phrases and clauses 
  •  Identifying phrases 
  •  Identifying clauses 
  •  Sentence classifications 
  •  Classifying sentences 
Lesson 5: Agreement rules
  •  Subject and verb agreement 
  •  Identifying subject and verb agreement 
  •  Identifying singular subjects 
  •  Identifying compound subjects 
  •  Identifying pronoun and antecedent agreement 
  •  Identifying verb tense agreement 
  •  Parallel sentence structure 
  •  Making sentences parallel 
Lesson 6: Improving sentence structure
  •  Sentence fragments 
  •  Identifying sentence fragments 
  •  Run-on sentences 
  •  Identifying run-on sentences 
  •  Active and passive voice 
  •  Identifying passive voice 
  •  Changing passive voice to active voice 
  •  Split infinitives 
  •  Identifying split infinitives 
  •  Discussing sentence structure guidelines 
Lesson 7: Word choice
  •  The importance of word choice 
  •  Selecting the right word 
  •  Misused words 
  •  Identifying misused words 
  •  Spelling errors 
  •  Fixing spelling errors 
  •  Prefixes and suffixes 
  •  Attaching prefixes 
  •  Attaching suffixes 
Lesson 8: Punctuation and mechanics
  •  Punctuation to separate clauses 
  •  Using commas 
  •  Using semicolons and colons 
  •  Using dashes 
  •  Parentheses and apostrophes 
  •  Using parentheses and brackets 
  •  Using apostrophes 
  •  Using hyphens 
  •  Quotation marks and numbers 
  •  Using quotation marks and ellipses 
  •  Using italics 
  •  Determining when to spell out words 
  •  Capitalization rules 
  •  Applying capitalization rules 
Lesson 9: Synonyms, antonyms, and homonyms
  •  Synonyms and antonyms 
  •  Identifying synonyms and antonyms 
  •  Homonyms 
  •  Identifying homonyms
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(8 Reviews)
Samantha Chau

Attended: Grammar Skills
Although the teacher was enthusiastic, knowledgeable and specifically asked each student what they wanted to focus on, she frequently got off track. As a result I did not get nearly as much as I had expected- definitely not $275 worth! I did however get a short list of useful resources which the teacher promptly emailed to me. Given the hefty price of this course I would not recommend it. I think you would get more by doing free grammar activities online.

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