In this course, students will review the rules of grammar, identify common grammar errors, and refine their business writing style. This course may earn a Credly Badge.

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* Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

Learning Objectives

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.

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

Audience

Professionals who seek to improve their grammar usage for written communications will benefit from this course.

Language

English

Prerequisites

There are no rerequisites for this course.

Course Info

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Cost: $ 435

Length: 1.0 day (8 hours)

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03
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9:00 AM ET -
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