Improve Your Grammar and Punctuation

Improve Your Grammar and Punctuation
Price: 
$140.00

Course Hours: 
25
Course Type: 
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
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Feel a little rusty with your grammar skills? Take our Improve Your Grammar and Punctuation course! Students taking this course will benefit from a review of English grammar, punctuation, and capitalization rules. Other topics covered include how to construct sentences and paragraphs that flow gracefully and we will provide clarification to some of the English language's most confusing and confounding words. The practical nature of this course will provide students of all ages with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in the workplace or to improve their writing skills for other purposes.

* You have 4 weeks to complete this course from date of your enrollment.

** Course Subject to Change.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify parts of speech and how to use them properly
  • Identify well-constructed sentences and paragraphs
  • Identify and use punctuation and capitalization
  • Know the correct way to use numbers when writing
  • Identify how to use confusing words and homonyms

Improve Your Grammar & Punctuation Module 1
Rules of English Grammar

Module one focuses on the rules of English grammar.  Students will benefit from a clearly articulated review of English grammar.  The module also addresses writing sentences and paragraphs that are clear and easy to read.

  • Finding Nouns, Verbs, and Pronouns
  • Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Clauses and Phrases
  • Adjectives and Adverbs
  • Effective Writing

Improve Your Grammar & Punctuation Module 2
Using Punctuation

The emphasis of this module is on punctuation.   Among other things, students will learn how to use periods, commas, semicolons, colons, and quotation marks.

  • Periods and Commas
  • Semicolons and Colons
  • Quotation Marks
  • Apostrophes
  • Parentheses and Brackets

Improve Your Grammar & Punctuation Module 3
Rules of Capitalization

This module reviews the rules of capitalization.  Our students will learn when to capitalize words in a title, how to capitalize proper nouns, and many other rules that are often confusing for writers.

  • Titles and Occupations
  • Brand Names
  • Proper Nouns
  • Titles of Books and Articles
  • Cities, Towns, and States

Improve Your Grammar & Punctuation Module 4
All the Extras

In this module our students will learn how to write numbers and dates correctly, using correct punctuation and capitalization.  There is also a chapter that covers confusing words and homonyms.  The chapter contains an extensive list of common perplexing words and clear explanations on how to use them correctly.

  • Writing Numbers in Sentences
  • How and When to Capitalize Numbers
  • Writing Fractions and Decimals
  • Writing Dates
  • Homonyms and Confusing Words

Ed4Online is committed to being both environmentally conscious and making it easier for you to study! We’re making your education mobile! All of our textbooks are now provided as eTextbooks. You can access them on your laptop, tablet, or mobile device and can study anytime, anywhere.

The move away from physical books to eTextbooks means you get the latest, most up-to-date version available. This also makes your training more accessible, so you can study anywhere you have your phone or tablet. The best part is that all materials are included in your training cost so there are NO extra fees for books!

 International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

Ed4Online has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, Ed4Online has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of the Accredited Provider status, Ed4Online is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for courses and programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) was created by IACET as a measurement of continuing education. One (1) IACET CEU is equal to ten (10) contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. Under IACET's care, the IACET CEU has evolved from a quantitative measure to a hallmark of quality training and instruction. For more information on IACET, visit www.iacet.org.

Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

 

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

While our courses are accessible through multiple mobile learning platforms, some courses may include a CD or DVD with the Textbook, so you may need access to a computer with CD-ROM or DVD Drive.

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2007 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player
  • Courses that include a CD-ROM or DVD may require an external drive and Parallels software to view.