Complete Grammar Review
You can edit by ear, or by judging what sounds or looks right. But can you explain your editorial decisions? This class will give you the vocabulary and the solid understanding of grammar rules to explain your editorial decisions. A great confidence builder for professional editors, and a great introduction for those new to editing or proofreading.
You can edit by ear, or by judging what sounds or looks right. But can you explain your editorial decisions? This class will give you a thorough review of the vocabulary of grammar and the solid understanding of grammar rules to both inform and explain your edits. An essential course for professional editors, and a great intensive for those new to editing or proofreading.
During this live, interactive, instructor-led class you will learn the vocabulary and rules of English grammar. Common errors that editors encounter and must both correct and explain are covered.
This is the list
Parts of speech and Parts of a Sentence
- The 8 Parts of Speech
- The 5 Basic Sentence Patterns
- Recognizing Sentence Fragments and Run-On Sentences
Clauses and Phrases
- The 4 Types of Clauses
- The 5 Types of Phrases
- Commas with Introductory Elements
- Commas with Interrupting Elements
- Other punctuation marks upon request: Hyphens, Apostrophes, Quotation Marks, Parentheses, Ellipsis, Dashes and Brackets
Verb Tense, Mood, and Voice<
- The 12 Verb Tenses
- The 3 Moods of the Verb
- Active versus Passive Voice
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