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Learn to perfect your English skills with our English language courses in Sydney.

What do ‘subject’, ‘verb/s’ and ‘pronouns’ mean? How do you use phrases, clauses and sentences to construct effective paragraphs? What are the nine parts of speech? What is the purpose of the punctuation marks and when can you bend the rules of grammar? If you’ve been wanting to practice your grammar skills, then these English grammar lessons will be perfect for you!

In this English Grammar intensive course, you’ll learn all the basic concepts and principles of grammar that you might never have been taught at school. Come along and find out! This course will empower you to identify errors and justify your corrections to your own writing or anyone else’s.

Using the standard ‘hard-copy editing’ marks, you’ll work with other participants to identify errors, correct sentences, justify your corrections and understand when more than one solution is acceptable.

Outcomes

By the end of this English grammar course, you will be able to

  • understand the basic concepts and principles of English grammar and punctuation
  • discover how to define and explain key terminology
  • know when to bend, break or keep a rule and when to use a convention
  • employ some common-sense tips and tricks to apply to your own writing immediately
  • develop skills so you can justify your corrections to your own writing and anyone else’s
  • solve many of the common problems that everyone encounters when reading and writing

Ideal for

This course is for native English speakers or those who are fluent in English as a second language.
Students will learn the basic concepts and principles of grammar and learn key terminology.

There are no prerequisites for enrolling in the English Grammar Course other than reasonable fluency in the English language. The course level is for students who wish to improve their written English and justify the choices they make in their writing.

Course content

  • Subject, verb/s and pronouns
  • Active and passive voice
  • Tenses
  • Construction of English
  • The punctuation marks
  • The nine parts of speech
  • Rules and conventions
  • Explanatory and revision questions and discussion
  • The standard marks that professional editors use to edit hard copy

Textbook (optional)

We recommend ‘The Grammar Handbook’, Oxford Uni Press, Gordon Winch, 2013 (ISBN 9780195529098). The textbook costs approximately $22 and is available in print from Abbey's bookstore where students receive a 10% discount and as an ebook

Please bring to class

  • Pen and paper

Classes

English 204: Grammar Course

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$349 Limited GST free / $279.20 / $314.10
This course is for native English speakers or those who are fluent in English as a second language. Class will be held live online via Zoom!
English 204: Grammar Course

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$349 Limited GST free / $279.20 / $314.10
This course is for native English speakers or those who are fluent in English as a second language. Class will be held live online via Zoom!
English 204: Grammar Course

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$349 Limited GST free / $279.20 / $314.10
This course is for native English speakers or those who are fluent in English as a second language. Class will be held live online via Zoom!
English 204: Grammar Course

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$349 Limited GST free / $279.20 / $314.10
This course is for native English speakers or those who are fluent in English as a second language. Class will be held live online via Zoom!

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  • said: I have learnt a lot from Chris and the course could not have been delivered any better.

  • said: Affirming and reinforcing what i had previously learnt, clarifying points of uncertainty and learning new grammatical rules and concepts. Great interactions with the Tutor, Susanne, and other participants. Good exercises to check and reinforce learning.

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  • said: Chris Pitt is an experienced and passionate teacher. He covered as many topics as possible in these 8 lessons. This program raised my awareness of the correct English grammar in my daily writing. Chris also shared his spare time to give me one to one lessons to edit my writing. He even recommended useful resources for our future reference.

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