English Course: Grammar | Sydney Short Courses

English Course: Grammar

What you'll learn

Learn to perfect your English grammar with our English language courses in Sydney!

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. What do ‘subject’, ‘verbs’ 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 want to practice your grammar skills, then these English grammar lessons will be perfect for you!

This course will empower you to identify errors and justify your corrections to your own writing or other people's work. 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.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this English grammar course, you should 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

Course content

What will be covered in this English Grammar course?

  • 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

Intended audience

Who is this English Grammar course 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 venue

Online via Zoom

  • Zoom details will be emailed to you with your enrolment confirmation.
  • Requirement: A device and stable internet connection.

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