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Grammar and Punctuation, University of California, Irvine

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2,042 reviews

About this Course

Course 1: Grammar and Punctuation Do you need to review English grammar? Have you forgotten the grammar you once studied? If so, this course is perfect for you. The first course in this specialization is a refresher on some tools needed for good writing. It will help prepare you for the other courses. You will need about 10 hours to complete this first course. Writing is a skill and to learn a skill well, you need to practice. In this course, you will watch short video lectures and then practice and discuss what you have learned. Make sure you take good notes and use the peer discussions to ask questions. Then you'll be able to remember the rules you learn in this course when you start writing essays in the next course. After completing this course, you will be able to: - identify the correct verb tenses to use - use commas effectively - utilize several different sentence types - write more effectively in English Please note that the free version of this class gives you access to all of the instructional videos and handouts. The peer feedback and quizzes are only available in the paid version....

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Nov 12, 2015

I am very satisfied with this course. It really helped me to improve my writing skills, and I am feeling more confident than I used to be.\n\nAfter this course, I am planning to take up the next one.

By R

Oct 09, 2017

Hi, Learn the basic of the English grammar and the rules on writing, which so important to writing. Enjoyed and learn so much that will help overcome fear writing.\n\nThank You, Again\n\nRobert Perea

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By Bryan Alcides Anzora Santos

Mar 23, 2019

Was so amazing to be able to learn new things about grammar and punctuation. Thank you so much coursera


Mar 22, 2019

I lkie this course and i wish from evry body try it

By Ghazal Souman

Mar 22, 2019

Thank you very much for your cooperation . The course was helpful and valuable indeed.

By Pisareva Marina

Mar 21, 2019

Thank you for the opportunity to know English grammar better!

By Denisse Shawntel Tan

Mar 21, 2019

I learned a lot! Thank you so much!


Mar 20, 2019

very helpful course, I strongly recommend this course.

By Claudia Moscotte

Mar 19, 2019

Excellent Professors!


Mar 18, 2019

It was really interesting, I learned new things and put them into practice.

By Abdelys Carrillo Salazar

Mar 18, 2019

is too mechanic, but is ok

By Sindy Meire Silva

Mar 17, 2019

Amei o curso, será muito útil no ambiente profissional ao qual estou inserida no momento.