Develop your sentence mechanics and grammar proficiencies with this course designed to master fundamental writing concepts. Identify various parts of speech and recognize common errors to improve the effectiveness of your writing. Start today!
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Sentence mechanics are the foundation of good writing. You can have the best ideas in the world, but if your sentences are full of grammatical errors, you may lose your reader’s confidence in your professionalism and competence. In this online course, you will review the basics of good writing: sentence structure, parts of speech, and common subject/verb/pronoun problems. Activities and exercises reinforce your mastery of these concepts and instructors are available for support throughout the course.
You will be able to:
- Identify and correctly use various parts of speech
- Recognize and revise fragments and run-on sentences
- Correct common problems with subject-verb agreement and pronoun errors
- Identify and correct dangling and misplaced modifiers
- Proofread more effectively
*The Writers at Work Certificate Program consists of four 10-hour courses that allow busy professionals a flexible path toward developing valuable writing techniques. Explore grammar and punctuation while learning the process of writing clear and concise documents. Proficiency in effective business writing can set you apart from other employees and improve your chances of career advancement.