Online Class: English Grammar Level 3

This in-depth course is designed to elevate students' understanding of advanced grammar and writing mechanics, focusing on enhancing their writing style, coherence, and effectiveness. Ideal for students and professionals alike, this course offers practical skills and insights for those seeking to improve their written communication in academic and professional settings.

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  • 12
    Lessons
  • 13
    Exams &
    Assignments
  • 419
    Students
    have taken this course
  • 6
    Hours
    average time
  • 0.6
    CEUs
 
 

Course Description

In today's fast-paced world, where written communication is paramount, the ability to write effectively is not just a skill, it's a necessity. Whether it's crafting a compelling narrative, presenting a convincing argument, or simply communicating ideas clearly, the power of writing cannot be underestimated. The English Grammar Level 3 course offers a unique opportunity to delve into the nuances of advanced grammar and writing mechanics, presenting a comprehensive platform for students to hone their writing skills.

This course is not just about learning rules; it's about understanding the mechanics of the English language and using them to create impactful, effective writing. It's designed for those who have a foundational understanding of English grammar and are ready to elevate their writing to a higher level.


In-Depth Course Narrative:

In the first lesson, "Mastering the Art of Writing," students embark on a journey into the world of creative and expressive writing. This isn't just about learning grammar rules; it's about understanding how to use these rules as tools to craft engaging narratives, compelling arguments, and clear, purposeful communication. Through a variety of techniques and exercises, students will learn how to enhance their writing style and bring their words to life.

As we move to "Crafting Effective Sentences," the focus shifts to the building blocks of writing. Here, students will explore the art of sentence construction, learning how to use varied sentence structures, effective incorporation of phrases, and the strategic use of conjunctions. The goal is to add depth and flow to their writing, transforming simple statements into powerful messages.

Building upon this foundation, the course then delves into "Building Strong Paragraphs." This lesson is about understanding how to group sentences into coherent and cohesive paragraphs. Whether it's for essays, reports, or stories, the ability to organize ideas logically and clearly is crucial. Students will learn key elements of paragraph structure and how to apply them effectively.

"Exploring Paragraph Varieties" further expands on this concept. Here, students will discover the different types of paragraphs – expository, descriptive, narrative – and learn how each can be used effectively to convey messages in a clear and compelling manner. This lesson is about understanding the purpose behind each paragraph type and mastering the ability to use them appropriately.

The course then takes an imaginative turn with "The Power of Showcasing vs. Telling." This lesson uncovers the secrets of 'show, don't tell' in writing. It's about learning techniques to show actions and emotions, creating a vivid picture in the reader's mind, rather than just telling them what is happening. This approach brings writing to life, making it more engaging and memorable.

In "Perspectives in Writing," the narrative shifts to the importance of point of view in writing. From first person to third person and omniscient, each perspective shapes the narrative and influences the reader’s engagement with the story. Understanding these perspectives and how to use them effectively is key to powerful storytelling.

"Crafting Realistic Dialogue" explores the nuances of dialogue in writing. Students learn how to write convincing and engaging dialogue, using it as a tool to develop characters, advance the plot, and add depth to their stories. This lesson is about making conversations in writing feel real and impactful.

As students progress, "Mastering Interior Monologue" delves into the complexities of characters' thoughts and emotions. This lesson teaches how to effectively use interior monologue, a technique that adds a deeper layer to storytelling, revealing the inner workings of characters.

"The Art of Proportion in Writing" teaches students how to balance detail and pacing in their writing. This is about focusing on important events and maintaining narrative momentum, without overwhelming the reader with unnecessary details. It's a crucial skill for keeping readers engaged and ensuring that the writing is effective and purposeful.

In "Achieving Writing Sophistication," the course shifts focus to elevating the overall style of writing. This lesson provides strategies for students to enhance their writing, making it comparable to professional standards. It's about adding a level of sophistication to their work, ensuring it stands out.

"Avoiding and Replacing Poor Phrasing" addresses a common pitfall in writing. This lesson helps students identify weak phrases and replace them with stronger, more effective expressions. It focuses on refining writing for greater clarity and impact, ensuring that every word counts.

Finally, "The Essentials of Proofreading" emphasizes the importance of refining and polishing writing. Students learn techniques to catch errors and refine their drafts, ensuring their final manuscript is polished and error-free. It's about understanding that good writing is not just about what you say, but also how you say it.


Why Enroll?

English Grammar Level 3 is more than just a course; it's an opportunity to master the English language and use it as a powerful tool in both academic and professional settings. This course is ideal for students, professionals, and anyone who wishes to enhance their writing skills. Enroll now and start your journey to becoming a more effective and sophisticated writer.

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Course Lessons

Average Lesson Rating:
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Lesson 1: Mastering the Art of Writing

Dive into the essentials of writing with an emphasis on creativity and expression. Learn techniques to enhance your writing style, make your narratives more engaging, and understand the importance of writing with clarity and purpose. Additional lesson topics: Ways to Improve Your Writing 5 Total Points
  • Lesson 1 Video
  • Lesson discussions: Reasons for Taking this Course
  • Complete Assignment: An Introduction
  • Assessment: Lesson 1 Exam

Lesson 2: Crafting Effective Sentences

Explore the art of sentence construction. This lesson focuses on the use of varied sentence structures, incorporating phrases effectively, and the strategic use of conjunctions to add depth and flow to your writing. 21 Total Points
  • Lesson 2 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 2 Exam

Lesson 3: Building Strong Paragraphs

Learn the key elements of paragraph structure. Understand how to group sentences into coherent and cohesive paragraphs for essays, reports, or stories, ensuring your ideas are organized logically and clearly. Additional lesson topics: Writing exercises for paragraph building 21 Total Points
  • Lesson 3 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 3 Exam

Lesson 4: Exploring Paragraph Varieties

Discover the different types of paragraphs - expository, descriptive, narrative - and how each type can be used effectively to convey your message in a clear and compelling manner. Additional lesson topics: Paragraph Quiz; Paragraphs 20 Total Points
  • Lesson 4 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 4 Exam

Lesson 5: The Power of Showcasing vs. Telling

Uncover the secrets of 'show, don't tell' in writing. Learn techniques to bring your writing to life by showing actions and emotions, creating a vivid picture in the reader's mind. Additional lesson topics: How to Write Narrative Essays Using Scenes; Narrative Summaries 21 Total Points
  • Lesson 5 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 5 Exam

Lesson 6: Perspectives in Writing

Examine the different points of view in narrative writing - first person, third person, and omniscient. Understand how each perspective shapes the narrative and influences the reader's engagement with your story. Additional lesson topics: Active vs Passive Voice; Guide for Writers 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 6 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 6 Exam

Lesson 7: Crafting Realistic Dialogue

Explore the techniques for writing convincing and engaging dialogue. Learn how to use dialogue to develop characters, advance the plot, and add depth to your stories. Additional lesson topics: Punctuating Dialogue; Seven Keys to Writing Good Dialogue 20 Total Points
  • Lesson 7 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 7 Exam

Lesson 8: Mastering Interior Monologue

Delve into the complexities of interior monologue. Learn how to effectively use this technique to reveal your characters' thoughts and emotions, adding a deeper layer to your storytelling. Additional lesson topics: Dialogue; Interior Monologue 21 Total Points
  • Lesson 8 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 8 Exam

Lesson 9: The Art of Proportion in Writing

Discover how to balance detail and pacing in your writing. Learn how to focus on important events and maintain narrative momentum without overwhelming the reader with unnecessary details. Additional lesson topics: Description in Fiction; Using Flashback in Fiction 17 Total Points
  • Lesson 9 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 9 Exam

Lesson 10: Achieving Writing Sophistication

Enhance the sophistication of your writing. This lesson provides strategies to elevate your writing style, making it comparable to professional standards. Additional lesson topics: How to Write a Sophisticated College Essay; Sophisticated Writing 18 Total Points
  • Lesson 10 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 10 Exam

Lesson 11: Avoiding and Replacing Poor Phrasing

Identify common phrasing pitfalls and learn how to replace them with stronger, more effective expressions. This lesson focuses on refining your writing for greater clarity and impact. Additional lesson topics: Sentences, Clauses and Phrases; Writing Concise Sentences 21 Total Points
  • Lesson 11 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 11 Exam

Lesson 12: The Essentials of Proofreading

Understand the importance of thorough proofreading. Learn techniques to catch errors and refine your drafts, ensuring your final manuscript is polished and error-free. 18 Total Points
  • Lesson 12 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 12 Exam
214
Total Course Points
 

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Course Title: English Grammar Level 3
Course Number: 57700157
Lessons Rating: 5.0 / 5 Stars (26 votes)
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Availability: This course is online and available in all 50 states including: California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Texas, and Washington.
Last Updated: October 2023
Course Type: Self-Paced, Online Class
CEU Value: 0.6 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned.
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Instructor: Dana Kristan
Syllabus: View Syllabus
Course Fee: $120.00 U.S. dollars

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