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Sat, Jan 19, 10:00am - 5:00pm

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Midtown, Manhattan
185 Madison Ave Ste 1104
At E 34th St
New York, New York 10016
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 7

What you'll learn in this grammar class:

Grammar Essentials Training Overview

You learned the rules of grammar in school, but now you'd like to refresh and refine your grammar usage for your professional life. You need to articulate your ideas clearly and succinctly in written communications and present yourself in a professional manner. In this course, you will review the rules of grammar, identify common grammar errors, and refine your business writing style.

Improving your grammar will help you deliver polished and professional written communications. Correct grammar and a refined, concise writing style can help you clearly express your ideas to others, streamline the directions and instructions that you deliver, and create impressive presentations and reports.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Examine nouns, pronouns, and verbs
  • Identify adjectives and adverbs
  • Identify prepositions, conjunctions, and interjections
  • Identify some important rules of grammar and some commonly made grammatical errors
  • Identify grammar rules regarding correct punctuation
  • Identify problematic sentence fragments, run-ons, and comma splices
  • Identify effective methods of rewriting sentences so that they are clear and complete
  • Identify methods for improving word choices
  • Identify methods for building effective sentences
  • identify methods for editing text effectively

Grammar Essentials Training Outline

Lesson 1: Identifying Nouns, Pronouns, and Verbs

  • Topic A: Identify Parts of Speech
  • Topic B: Use Nouns
  • Topic C: Use Pronouns
  • Topic D: Use Verbs

Lesson 2: Identifying Adjectives and Adverbs

  • Topic A: Use Adjectives
  • Topic B: Use Adverbs

Lesson 3: Identifying Prepositions, Conjunctions, and Interjections

  • Topic A: Use Prepositions
  • Topic B: Use Conjunctions
  • Topic C: Use Interjections

Lesson 4: Identifying Rules

  • Topic A: Monitor Sentence Structure
  • Topic B: Monitor Modifiers
  • Topic C: Avoid Common Errors

Lesson 5: Identifying Correct Punctuation

  • Topic A: Use Parentheses Correctly
  • Topic B: Use Commas, Semicolons, Colons, Em Dashes, and Quotation Marks Correctly
  • Topic C: Use Numbers, Symbols, and Capitalization Correctly

Lesson 6: Identifying Sentence Fragments, Run-ons, and Comma Splices

  • Topic A: Identify and Resolve Sentence Fragments
  • Topic B: Identify and Resolve Run-ons and Comma Splices

Lesson 7: Improving Word Choices

  • Topic A: Identify Commonly Misused Words
  • Topic B: Identify Synonyms, Antonyms, and Homonyms

Lesson 8: Writing Effectively

  • Topic A: Write with Purpose
  • Topic B: Consider the Audience
  • Topic C: Consider the Context

Lesson 9: Editing Effectively

  • Topic A: Use Correct Spelling
  • Topic B: Check Your Work
  • Appendix A: Commonly Misspelled Words

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Refund Policy
  • No charge for substituting students at any time.
  • Students are eligible for a free retake within 6 months, contingent on class running and available seating
  • No refund or rescheduling permitted within 3 business days of start of class.

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Reviews of Classes at NYC Career Centers (541)

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Grammar Essentials
Reviewed by Anonymous on 12/2/2018
The class has good materials but relies on students reading aloud the manual with a little discussion about each module. Although is 10 to 5, we finished early, and we had no opportunities to do the exercises in the manual. That is what we all needed. To practice the mini-lesson with the instructor's support. The instructor told us to do the exercises at home. I can read a manual and do grammar exercises on my own. I do not have to pay 325.00 for that experience.
Grammar Essentials
Reviewed by Barbara D. on 9/6/2017
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Grammar Essentials
Reviewed by Anonymous on 5/7/2016
This is a good class. Good text, but do not attempt to reference it during the class, or you'll miss out. You'd do better by focusing on the lecture, taking notes and cross-referencing the text at home. I did not rate this class 5 stars, because the instructor was late and did not address their tardiness. Overall, the class is a great grammer refresher.
Grammar Essentials
Reviewed by Ashanti L. on 4/27/2016
The instructor was amazing!!
Grammar Essentials
Reviewed by Anonymous on 8/24/2015
A lot of information presented in a 7 hour class.
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