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Grammar Essentials

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The Loop, Downtown/Loop
230 W Monroe St Ste 610
Btwn S Franklin & Wells Streets
Chicago, Illinois 60606
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 14 and older
Average Class Size: 5

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this business english class:

In this course, you will review the rules of grammar, identify common grammar errors, improve your use of punctuation, learn how to construct sentences, improve word choice, and refine your writing style. This will help you clearly articulate your ideas to others, streamline the directions and instructions that you deliver, and create impressive presentations and reports.

Detailed course outline

Identify Nouns, Pronouns and Verbs
  • Common and proper nouns
  • Compound nounsUses of nouns
  • Types of pronouns
  • Frequently misused pronouns
  • Pronoun agreement
  • Its vs. It's
  • Transitive and intransitive verbs
  • Verb tenses
  • Active and passive voice
Identifying Adjectives and Adverbs
  • Descriptive Adjectives
  • Limiting adjectives
  • Adverbs modifying verbs
  • Adverbs modifying sentences
Identifying Prepositions, Conjunctions, and Interjections
  • Types of prepositions
  • Prepositional phrases
  • Compound prepositions
  • Coordinating conjunctions
  • Subordinating conjunctions
  • Interjections with formal writing
Identifying Rules
  • Singular and plural rules
  • Subject and verb agreement
  • Parallel sentence structure
  • Dangling modifiers
  • Misplaced modifiers
  • Double negatives
  • "To" and "Too"
Identifying Correct Punctuation
  • Parentheses in sentences
  • Parentheses vs. brackets
  • Commas
  • Semicolons
  • Quotation marks
  • Numbers and symbols
  • Correct capitalization
Identifying Sentence Fragments, Run-ons, and Comma Splices
  • Problematic vs. acceptable fragments
  • Effective solutions
  • Run-ons
  • Comma Splices
Improving Word Choices
  • Misused nouns
  • Misused business words
  • Misused verbs
  • Misused adjectives
  • Misused Adverbs
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Homonyms
  • Troublesome Homonyms
  • More troublesome Homonyms
Building Effective Sentences
  • Articulating goals
  • Developing positive presentations
  • Measuring outcomes
  • Considering the audience
  • Formal and informal contexts
  • Email communication
Editing Effectively
  • Common spelling errors
  • Special cases
  • Errors of "-able" and "-ible""i" before "e"
  • Double consonants
  • Foreign words and phrases
  • Proofreading techniques
  • Edit techniques
  • Edit for brevity
  • Edit for clarity
Avoiding Hypercorrections
  • Hypercorrections
  • Achieve simplicity
  • Efficiency of expression

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Refund Policy

Please send all requests to [email protected] .

We are unable to offer refunds for cancellations, however we can issue you a training voucher for the same value that can be used to book any class in the future.

Rescheduling requests made 7 days before the commencement of the training are free. Rescheduling that takes place within 7 days of the commencement of the training will incur a $100 administration fee. We do not charge for student substitutions at any time.

Due to the Coronavirus we are waving the transfer fee when you reschedule your training.

While we make every effort to deliver classes as scheduled, we reserve the right to reschedule previously confirmed classes for a variety of reasons including but not exclusively, the illness of the Trainer. In such cases, we will endeavor to inform the Client as soon as possible of the new training dates. We are not liable for any additional expenses incurred as a result of rescheduling training.

We are not able to offer refunds or training vouchers for no-shows or uncompleted courses.

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