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About the 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....

Top reviews


Nov 5, 2020

The course was so fascinating and it deserves everybody's time and effort. I have really enjoyed it and will confidently recommend it to anyone who is looking for a course on grammar and punctuations.


Jul 2, 2020

This course was very helpful. It refreshed my memories and made me go back to so many things I thought I would never remember. It helped my writing skills a lot to. A big thank you to the instructors.

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May 20, 2020

very happy to learn these basics and from now i will try to avoid my small mistakes.

By Jung T

Mar 20, 2020

Lectures were quite boring, but contents are helpful for good writing in my opinion.

By Melanie Q

Oct 17, 2020

Muy bueno, aprendí cosas de gramatica que en el instituto de inglés no me enseñaron

By Moshe F

Mar 13, 2017

Clear straightforward review of basic English writing concepts.

Very well presented.

By Jose L G M

Jan 21, 2016

This course helps you improve your writing with quite clear grammatical suggestions

By Mary S

Mar 15, 2022

Some of the practices required a certain browser for them to work. But still good.

By Talitha

Sep 13, 2021

Thank you for give me insight, I appreciate the tutor so much also my classmate :)

By Charlene S

Mar 30, 2021

What a great refresher! I also learned some new techniques for writing. Thank you!

By Ashraf M

May 12, 2016

I would like to thank the course Instructors, It is really fruitful and enjoyable.

By Ilyos E

Dec 28, 2020

The course was good, but it should have more detailed information on punctuation.

By Muhammad M S

Dec 10, 2020

The course help with my grammar and how to write sentences in an appropriate way.

By Mariam I

Jul 17, 2020

It was a good course but many of the practice exercises do not work on my laptop.

By Karoel L D

May 28, 2020

Good for updating you grammar and punctuation skills. Was very helpful reminders.

By binibear9988

Oct 8, 2019

It is useful to gain basic knowledge about grammar, punctuation and phrase types.

By Paula R

Jan 31, 2018

its not as advanced as I thought it will be, but I still learned a lot. Thankyou!

By zhuyutao

Jul 29, 2017

In this course, you can learn how to use a comma correctly. It's easy but useful.

By Devan

Jan 15, 2017

This is a good refresher course, but you will need much more practice afterwards.

By Zakeyah

Feb 16, 2016

I like this course. It was a little hard at first, but then I got the hang of it!

By Pooja H

Feb 4, 2016

it was really helpful , wish we get report on our submission .

thank you so much .

By Ahmad R C

Jun 17, 2020

This is a good course of learning tenses especially use of commma as punctuation

By ithrael

Mar 10, 2018

not bad, at last I understand how to use the punctuation and grammar in my easy.

By Natasha N

Mar 25, 2016

It's a good starter course if you are looking to review Grammar and Punctuation.

By Yunlong J

Mar 2, 2016

I'VE already finished this lesson. Frankly, it's simple and easy to understand.

By Pham N T A

Jan 17, 2016

It is really great course for me to recap all English lesson. Thank you so much

By 121967704101 g

May 2, 2021

The best course ever. I have found this very helpful on coursera.

Best regards!