Course Description

This online grammar course will provide you with a comprehensive review of the grammar and writing skills necessary to be successful in your academic and professional life. Learning how to properly use English grammar will not only help you excel in writing academic essays and passing entrance exams, but more importantly, it will help you improve your everyday, work-related writing and email correspondence.

Divided up into 15 easy-to-understand lessons, this grammar course concentrates on usage, the mechanics of a sentence, spelling, and a general review of grammatical problem areas. Each lesson focuses on frequent errors, illustrates concepts with real world examples, suggests strategies, and provides review worksheets, activities, and assignments to ensure skill mastery. Lessons also offer additional study guides for further learning.
 
This course is ideal for all types of students who want to get an edge on taking a high school, college, or a job-related English exam--as well as anyone wishing to update and improve their grammar and writing skills.
  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider
 

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Recognize the subject and predicate of any sentence.
  • Know the differences between nouns and pronouns.
  • Be comfortable with forming sentences with the correct verb tenses.
  • Recognize irregular verbs.
  • Differentiate between adjectives and adverbs and use them properly in sentences.
  • Understand what is meant by a Phrase.
  • Identify the Clause.
  • Break down the mechanics of a sentence.
  • Identify the role of modifiers and use them correctly.
  • Correctly use capitalization in writing.
  • Correctly punctuate sentences.
  • Avoid common spelling problems.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
 
 

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
Introduction 1 points
Lesson 2 Exercise: Subject and Predicate Agreement 10 points
Lesson 2 Exercise: Subject Verb Agreement 40 points
Lesson 2 Exam: Subject and Predicate 13 points
Lesson 3 Exercise: Find the Subject Noun 10 points
Lesson 3 Exercise: Case of Nouns and Pronouns 10 points
Lesson 3 Exercise: Pronoun Substitution 10 points
Lesson 3 Exercise: Correct Pronoun Use 8 points
Lesson 3 Exercise: Nouns and Pronouns 10 points
Lesson 3 Exercise: Using the Correct Pronoun 10 points
Lesson 4 Exercise: Find the Verb 15 points
Lesson 4 Exercise: Recognizing Verb Tenses 7 points
Lesson 4 Exercise: Simple Present Verb Tenses 10 points
Lesson 4 Exam: Verbs 25 points
Lesson 5 Exercise: Irregular Verbs 10 points
Lesson 5 Exam: Irregular Verbs 7 points
Lesson 6 Exercise: Identifying Adjectives and Adverbs 20 points
Lesson 6 Exercise: Adjectives and Adverbs 10 points
Lesson 6 Exercise: Comparative and Superlative Adjectives 10 points
Lesson 6 Exam: Adjectives and Adverbs 10 points
Lesson 7 Exercise: Identify the Preposition 20 points
Lesson 7 Exam: The Phrase 14 points
Lesson 8 Exam: The Clause 12 points
Sentence Corrections 10 points
Lesson 9 Exercise: Run-On sentences 45 points
Lesson 9 Exercise: Sentence Logic 50 points
Modifiers 12 points
Lesson 10 Exam: Modifiers 25 points
Lesson 11 Exam: Capitalization 20 points
Lesson 12 Exercise: Sentence Punctuation 10 points
Lesson 12 Exam: Punctuation 16 points
Lesson 13 Exercise: Spelling Review A 13 points
Lesson 13 Exercise: Spelling Review B 7 points
The Final Exam 381 points
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