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 Advanced Grammar

Advanced Grammar

Time limit: 90 days

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Full course description

This course, a staple for anyone who is interested in copy editing, will ensure you have a detailed understanding of word categories, punctuation, and sentence construction. The course will guide you through the eight parts of speech; simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences; ten punctuation marks; and the rules for capitalization. Through real-world exercises, you'll be able to categorize words and phrases, build different types of sentences, and correct common syntax and punctuation errors.


Learning Outcomes:

Identify the form and function of the eight parts of speech

Sort words and phrases into the eight parts of speech in sentences and paragraphs

Define and identify subclasses within the eight parts of speech

Correct common mistakes in using the eight parts of speech

Recognize and correct common syntactic errors, such as subject-verb agreement, ambiguous pronoun references, and dangling modifiers

Define and identify different types of phrases, clauses, and sentences

Identify how clauses can be joined

Generate simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex sentence structures

Explain and correctly use semicolons, colons, commas, dashes, slashes, ellipses, square brackets, and apostrophes

Define a style guide and its use



IACET CEUs: 0.5 (Contact Hours: 5 hours)


Estimated time to complete: 5 hours