English 204 - English Grammar Course

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English 204 - English Grammar Course

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This course is for native English speakers or those who are fluent in English as a second language.

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Course description

Learn English Grammar 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?

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.

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 the 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
Learning Outcomes

By the end of this English Grammar Class 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
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 Abbeys Bookstore where students receive a 10% discount and as an ebook.

Please bring
  • Pen and paper

Avoid disappointment. Enrol early.

Please ensure that you have given a valid email and mobile number as all course changes will be communicated via sms or email.

Course testimonials:

  • Chris 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.