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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 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.


Jul 07, 2019

A very useful course, specially designed for those who either forgot the grammar or did not study English grammar properly in the journey of learning English. It is a path way to good writing skills.

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By Magd O

Aug 03, 2018

thank you coursera for this course ,and i am very happy for learning with you on coursera web site ; i wish i can complete more course

By Peter K

Aug 08, 2018

Great overview / refresher on basic grammar rules and sentence structure! Recommend this to anyone that hasn't taken a writing class since high school.

By Leonardo D

Jul 18, 2018


Really a wonderfull basis.

By Basma H A

Aug 11, 2018

This course is really amazing and beneficial

By ibrahim

Aug 11, 2018


By Salem Z

Aug 12, 2018

Excellent course to get a quick refresh of the grammar and punctuation

By Mohamed E

Aug 12, 2018

i enjoyed it a lot.

it is very helpful.

By Brian M

Aug 14, 2018

The course, though it was slightly short, was very educative and fun to learn. I have learnt alot, thanks to the lecturer, who was very helpful throughout the course.

By Safaa M M B

Aug 14, 2018


By Mohammad H

Aug 15, 2018

Great course, I have learned a lot with this course.

By O E A E

Jul 19, 2018

very good

By Riyam H T

Jul 18, 2018

good course , thank you .

By Gabriela C

Jul 22, 2018

I learned a lot about the type of sentences, use of adverbs, transitional words and punctuation!!!!!

By Kareem E E

Sep 03, 2018

One of the best courses I have studied through Coursera Platform.

By andrew r

Sep 01, 2018

awesome course it's really helps me to gain more skills to my english knowledge

By Jerome H

Aug 22, 2018

This is a very good course especially to those who would like to hone their writing prowess. Thank you for this MOOC!

By Hira F

Aug 21, 2018

I am about to complete this course, and I'm very satisfied with the instructor. Every lecture is so concise and contains quality material. I would definitely suggest this course to anyone who is not good with punctuation.

By Ha H V

Aug 22, 2018

The course is effective in guiding participants on how to punctuate correctly and differentiate between different type of sentences.

By Niky

Sep 04, 2018

Great course.

By Mher

Sep 04, 2018

It was very productive

By Victor D M H

Aug 24, 2018

Highly recommended, I speak good english, but need to learn the grammar rules that I procacinated on learning in high school.

By mahmoud m e

Aug 24, 2018

it is very nice

By Dipendra B

Aug 27, 2018

This is one of the best way to boost your English skills.

By Anastasia S

Sep 10, 2018

Very useful!

By Stephanie S

Oct 09, 2018

Good course to refresh or just understand the basics of English punctuation and grammar.