English reading and writing skills are very important in modern time. At some point, in our academic and professional lives, we need good writing skills. The major mistake made by majority of students in the grammar and punctuation.
Even if you are preparing for exams like CAT, GRE, etc. you need to improve your knowledge of grammar and punctuation. University of California has come up with an online course on Grammar and Punctuation. The course is available on Coursera. The course will start on October 31.
About the course:
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
What will one learn from this course?
The course has the given modules which will be completed one per week.
- Verb Tenses and Conjunction
- Compound and Complex sentences
- More Commas, Parallel Structure, and Sentence Variety
- The instructional videos and handouts are free of cost
- The peer review and quizzes are available only in paid version
- The price of course is Rs. 3,257
Creators of the course:
The course has been designed by the University of California. Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location.
UCI's unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities in many ways.
For information, visit the official page.