What you’ll learn
- identify the importance of correct grammar in communicating in English and understand some of the basic elements of English sentence construction.
- You should be able to access the Internet. Congratulations! You’re in!
This course will give you a quick overview of some elements of English grammar — something that is vitally important in today’s world, where are are more and more interconnected by the written word! Grammar lays the groundwork for effective communication. Just as an improperly configured telephone connection can cause static during a phone conversation, improper grammar can likewise affect the meaning and clarity of an intended message. For example, you need to know the difference between : “Let’s eat grandpa!” and “Let’s eat, Grandpa.” In one, you’re inviting your grandfather to a meal; in the other, you’re prompting an act of cannibalism! Good grammar saves lives!
Who this course is for:
- Anyone who wants a brief overview of the elements of English grammar and syntax.