Grammar Essentials

Hands-on Grammar Classes in NYC

In our Grammar Essentials courses, you will review the rules of grammar, identify common grammar errors, and refine your business writing style.

You learned the rules of grammar in school, but now you'd like to refresh and refine your grammar usage for your professional life. You need to articulate your ideas clearly and succinctly in written communications and present yourself in a professional manner. In this course, you will review the rules of grammar, identify common grammar errors, and refine your business writing style.

Improving your grammar will help you deliver polished and professional written communications. Correct grammar and a refined, concise writing style can help you clearly express your ideas to others, streamline the directions and instructions that you deliver, and create impressive presentations and reports.

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$325 7 Hours 185 Madison Avenue, NYC In-person classroom training

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Mar 2 Sat, 10am–5pm
Mar 19–20 Tue–Wed, 6–9pm
Apr 29–30 Mon–Tue, 6–9pm
Jun 18–19 Tue–Wed, 6–9pm

Full Course Syllabus

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Identifying Nouns, Pronouns, and Verbs

  • Identify Parts of Speech
  • Use Nouns
  • Use Pronouns
  • Use Verbs

Identifying Adjectives and Adverbs

  • Use Adjectives
  • Use Adverbs

Identifying Prepositions, Conjunctions, and Interjections

  • Use Prepositions
  • Use Conjunctions
  • Use Interjections

Identifying Rules

  • Monitor Sentence Structure
  • Monitor Modifiers
  • Avoid Common Errors

Identifying Correct Punctuation

  • Use Parentheses Correctly
  • Use Commas, Semicolons, Colons, Em Dashes, and Quotation Marks Correctly
  • Use Numbers, Symbols, and Capitalization Correctly

Identifying Sentence Fragments, Run-ons, and Comma Splices

  • Identify and Resolve Sentence Fragments
  • Identify and Resolve Run-ons and Comma Splices

Improving Word Choices

  • Identify Commonly Misused Words
  • Identify Synonyms, Antonyms, and Homonyms

Writing Effectively

  • Write with Purpose
  • Consider the Audience
  • Consider the Context

Editing Effectively

  • Use Correct Spelling
  • Check Your Work

Appendix A: Commonly Misspelled Words