Grammarcheck course online
English is a beautiful language. It has a great richness, variety and flexibility. But many people do not have a clear understanding of the 'nuts and bolts' of the language, which makes it difficult for them to use it accurately and confidently. Some people were not taught the basics at school. Others were, but have since forgotten most of what they learnt.
This lack of understanding can lead to a writing style that is weak, unsure of itself, and prone to mistakes. Many writers lack confidence because they feel they do not have a firm enough grasp of the basics of the language they use every day. This can lead to embarrassment, criticism from colleagues, and even complaints from customers.
We examine, in a straightforward, step-by-step way, basic grammar - punctuation, spelling, sentence construction and other related areas.
|Function and parts of speech||Sentence structure||Punctuation||Other topics|
|Verbs||Sentences||Full stops||Who and whom|
|Adverbs||Paragraphs||Exclamation marks||Will and shall|
|Nouns||Lists and bullet points||Question marks||I and we|
|Pronouns||Capital letters||Commas||'They' as a singular pronoun|
|Adjectives||Subjects and objects||Colons||Between you and me|
|Conjunctions||Verbs: participles||Semi-colons||The split infinitive|
|Prepositions||Verbs: active and passive||Inverted commas||Beginning a sentence with 'And', 'But' or 'Because'|
|Articles||Apostrophes||Can we put a comma before 'and'?|
|Brackets||Ending a sentence with a preposition|
|Dashes||Five or 5?|
|Hyphens||Singular and plural|
|Commonly confused words|
The course costs £100 plus VAT (total price £120). You use the course on a password-protected website. Your fee gives you unlimited access to the course for two weeks.
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