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Grammar and Punctuation, University of California, Irvine

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About this Course

Course 1: Grammar and Punctuation Do you need to review English grammar? Have you forgotten the grammar you once studied? If so, this course is perfect for you. The first course in this specialization is a refresher on some tools needed for good writing. It will help prepare you for the other courses. You will need about 10 hours to complete this first course. Writing is a skill and to learn a skill well, you need to practice. In this course, you will watch short video lectures and then practice and discuss what you have learned. Make sure you take good notes and use the peer discussions to ask questions. Then you'll be able to remember the rules you learn in this course when you start writing essays in the next course. After completing this course, you will be able to: - identify the correct verb tenses to use - use commas effectively - utilize several different sentence types - write more effectively in English Please note that the free version of this class gives you access to all of the instructional videos and handouts. The peer feedback and quizzes are only available in the paid version....

Top reviews

By R

Oct 09, 2017

Hi, Learn the basic of the English grammar and the rules on writing, which so important to writing. Enjoyed and learn so much that will help overcome fear writing.\n\nThank You, Again\n\nRobert Perea


Nov 12, 2015

I am very satisfied with this course. It really helped me to improve my writing skills, and I am feeling more confident than I used to be.\n\nAfter this course, I am planning to take up the next one.

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By Calvin Bui

Apr 21, 2019

Thanks to UCI for development this course to adults students.

By Mohammed Shamsaddin

Apr 18, 2019

For me, this training course has clarified that how to use correct verb tenses, correct punctuation, good parallel structure, and good sentence variety ,better than before. Really participated in this session makes significant impact in my writing skills. In addition, driven by an awesome constriction of the lesson modules and excellent explanation of the instructor, I have became very passionate to enrolling in any advance classes. thank you very much for making education available for people across the world.

By Ola Mohammad Faiad

Apr 16, 2019

It's an important course to understand the fundamental of verb tenses, punctuation and conjunctions.

High recommended to study.

By Miguel Eduardo Morán Ortega

Apr 16, 2019

Simply Brillant, practical and very useful!

By Pranesh G

Apr 15, 2019

it is good course for beginners who aspire to excel in english.

By Deborah Talmadge

Apr 14, 2019

I found this course to be very helpful and easy to understand and follow.

By Chengyu Fan

Apr 13, 2019


By Kritsine arikga jitkasiwattana

Apr 13, 2019

Big thanks.

By Ren Yi

Apr 13, 2019

great course

By Elisa Garcia

Apr 12, 2019

Excellent course!