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4,474 reviews

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....

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Jul 03, 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.


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.

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Jul 06, 2020

There are some issue with reading materials. Please resolve it.

By Cherry H D G

Jul 03, 2020

Some exercises doesn't work, but overall, it was a great class.

By Maheen M H

May 16, 2020

It is amazing. It helps me a lot to understand English grammar.


May 10, 2020

This course is very important for my future.Thank you coursera.

By Yogesh L

Apr 17, 2020

It's a nice platform to learn about grammar and its importance.


Jun 09, 2018

One of the best courses to start with learning writing English.

By Veng L C

Dec 16, 2015

This Course is amazing and I would love to study more about it!

By Jeshil S J

Aug 11, 2020

The level of difficulty progressed in a very sensible manner.

By Ihsaan b

May 10, 2020

I just only wish the tenses were spoken about more elaborately

By Xi

Jan 09, 2016

Too much comma.. Only the last week is relative to the writing

By Julius H

Oct 04, 2015

Comes in very handy when you want to improve you English fast.

By Jaime S

Sep 14, 2020

Some things were not as clear as I would've liked them to be.

By Deleted A

Jul 13, 2016

Quick and easy course, and a good recap on my grammar skills!

By I-Ping

Mar 12, 2016

It is simple and clear to understand for entry-level learner.

By Bibiana L

Jun 29, 2020

this course very help us to improve our essay writing skills

By singanamala u k

Aug 11, 2019


By G M

Jan 26, 2016

Very good course. Short and sweet, it covers the essentials.

By Ritu Y

Aug 19, 2020

It is really helpful to me in knowing the basics of grammar

By R. V

Jul 02, 2020

It's really good. I know so many new things in this course.

By Lin H

Oct 19, 2018

Some of the links are broken, otherwise it's a good course.


Oct 11, 2017

It's a very good course that have improved my skills a lot.

By Shikhar V

Dec 06, 2015

Yes I really learned something from this course. Thank you!

By Wong J

Aug 08, 2020

Good to have a fresh start on learning basic grammar rules


Jul 02, 2020

It was really fun learning .I enjoyed it overall.Thankyou.

By mohamed t

Jun 13, 2020

it was a usefyl cours if you have problem with puctuation.