Grammar Refresher

Having a grasp of the English language is important to improving your writing and speaking skills. It even helps you during job interviews and when filling out resumes. This course will help you produce grammatically correct, error-free work. You will explore the basics of English grammar and punctuation, as well as some of the more sophisticated concepts. Memorable examples and interactive exercises will help you learn and put your lessons into practice.

In this course, you will learn:

  • Parts of Speech: Introduction, Nouns, Pronouns
  • Parts of Speech: Adjectives, Adverbs, Conjunctions, Prepostions
  • Parts of Speech: Subjects and Verbs
  • Clauses and Phrases
  • Parallel Structure
  • Comparisons
  • Double Negatives and Modifiers
  • Punctuation: Apostrophes, Brackets, Commas, Colons, Ellipses
  • Punctuation: Em Dashes, En Dashes, Hyphens, Quotation Marks, Semicolons, Slashes
  • Spelling

 

Instructor bio:

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAApril Michelle Davis, owner and founder of Editorial Inspirations(www.editorialinspirations.com), provides exceptional editing, indexing, and proofreading services to both publishers and authors. She approaches each task with a clear understanding of the various aspects of the publishing process. The intent of the author and the publisher is always kept in mind—from the first word to well beyond the end. April Michelle is the Social Media Marketing Expert for the National Association of Independent Writers and Editors, chapter coordinator for the Virginia chapter of the Editorial Freelancers Association, and website administrator for the Mid- & South-Atlantic chapter for the American Society for Indexing. She has also published a book through the Editorial Freelancers Association, A Guide for the Freelance Indexer.

Ten lessons

FEE:

TCP Contributing Members $150
Online-only members $160
Nonmembers $180

This course has closed. Use the Contact Us page to let the course coordinator know if you’d like to see this course offered again in 2016.