Have you taken "Business Grammar Essentials"?

Promoting your brand and achieving your business goals require writing on a variety of platforms. How comfortable are you with your grammar skills?

Good writing starts with good grammar. Writing is a highly sought after soft skill in the business world. If you are not a student, where do you go to get the grammar instruction you need to improve your writing? In the workplace, most people are not comfortable with their grammar or writing skills. Because of this, employers are requiring writing tests for interviews or promotion opportunities. Our grammar classes are designed to teach you essential grammar rules that are most important for proofreading and writing in the workplace; business writing, copywriting, and for producing error-free content that sells and persuades. The "Workplace Grammar & Style" online course combines the most important fundamentals of grammar and writing style you need to write error-free sentences.

As a result of taking this class, you will:

  • Identify and correct common grammar errors found in business and academic writing.
  • Increase your grammar skills.
  • Write more sophisticated sentences.
  • Write faster and more clearly.
  • Learn from a dynamic college English instructor with over 20 years’ experience.

What You Get

As an individual (single user) taking this class for personal or professional development, you have full access to class materials for your specified time of enrollment (no expiration for lifetime access). You must complete all lessons and surveys to receive your certificate. Learn at your own pace. The instructor retains all copyright ownership for all of the materials presented in this course. Any resources not directly written by the instructor are duly noted and properly cited. Students are expected to abide by fair use laws when printing course materials. No part of this course may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the author.

  • Video Lessons
    Lecture Slides
    Quizzes
    PDF Handouts

  • One-time payment. Lifetime access.

  • Certificate of Completion

  • Easy Payment via PayPal or credit card via Stripe (which also includes Alipay, Bancontact, EPS, WeChat Pay, giropay, iDEAL, Multibanco, SOFORT, and P24).

Course Curriculum

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  • 1

    GETTING STARTED

    • Welcome!

    • Viewing the Lessons

    • Video: Downloading Materials

  • 2

    Pre-Test

    • Grammar Pre-Test

  • 3

    Shifts in Tense

    • Video: Shifts in Tense

    • Slides: Shifts in Tense

    • Quiz: Shifts in Tense

  • 4

    Dangling & Misplaced Modifiers

    • Video: Dangling/Misplaced

    • Slides: Dangling/Misplaced

    • Quiz #1: Dangling Modifiers

    • Quiz #2: Dangling/Misplaced

  • 5

    3rd Person Formal

    • Video: 3rd Person Writing

    • Slides: 3rd Person Writing

    • Quiz: 3rd Person Writing

  • 6

    Active/Passive Voice

    • Video: Active/Passive

    • Slides: Active/Passive

    • Quiz #1: Active/Passive

    • Quiz #2: Active/Passive

  • 7

    Avoid Sexist Language

    • Video: Sexist Language

    • Slides: Sexist Language

    • Quiz: Sexist Language

  • 8

    Avoid Wordiness

    • Video: Avoid Wordiness

    • Slides: Avoid Wordiness

    • Quiz: Avoid Wordiness

  • 9

    Avoiding Biased Language

    • Video: Biased Language

    • Slides: Biased Language

    • Quiz: Biased Language

  • 10

    Comma Usage

    • Video: Comma Usage

    • Slides: Comma Usage

    • Quiz: Commas

  • 11

    Final Grammar Test

    • Grammar Post-Test

  • 12

    Before You Finish

    • Grammar Books

    • Proofreading Books

    • Your Certificate

    • Course Review

Student Testimonial

“I found this class easy to follow. There were things that never made sense to me in the past; however after this course they make sense.”

Kim Merry

Student Reviews

5 star rating

WORKPLACE GRAMMAR & STYLE: Reviewed and Learned Grammar!

Barbara Gauvin

I was able to review a lot of grammar and learn some new concepts. The course covered a lot!

I was able to review a lot of grammar and learn some new concepts. The course covered a lot!

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FAQs

  • Is there a time limit on enrollment?

    Instead of a few hours in a one-day workshop, webinar or tutoring session, our self-paced online classes are built to deliver high quality training in a short amount of time for busy professionals. Most classes for individual users come with lifetime access. If not, please note the class duration and complete the course before the expiration date (if any).

  • Why are there no refunds?

    All enrollments are final. No refunds. Our courses have taken copious amounts of time, soul energy and personal finances to build. We are confident that all of our courses deliver the exact instruction you need to improve your writing skills. Please take our low-cost introductory class, "Grammar Essentials Jump-start" to get a good feel for the value you receive at such affordable prices. You will not be disappointed!

  • When will I receive my certificate?

    When you have fulfilled all class requirements, and have scored a 80% or above on all assignments, you will receive a certificate within 24-48 hours after you have finished the class, not to exceed 7 days after you finish, depending on holidays and high class volumes.