English Grammar and Style

Payment
Обучение бесплатное
Certificate
Сертификация платная
Duration
1 месяц
О курсе

With the rise of social media and the Internet, many people are writing more today for different mediums than ever before. We'll present materials that cover grammatical principles, word usage, writing style, sentence and paragraph structure, and punctuation. We'll introduce you to some marvelous resources that we have annotated for your guidance. We'll show you video clips of interviews conducted with distinguished grammarians, challenge you with quizzes and writing activities that will give you strategies to help you to build skills that will enhance the quality of your writing, and invite you to participate in discussions and assess the work of your peers.

Программа
English Grammar and Style
Learn key concepts and strategies in grammar and style to help enhance your writing and confidently respond to the demand of high levels of literacy in the 21st century.
Что Вы изучите?
  • How to reliably identify the roles and relationships of words in a sentence
  • Mastery of grammatical concepts and syntactical strategies
  • How to apply this knowledge to produce coherent, economical, and compelling writing
  • Skills in critiquing and editing your own and others' writing
Лекторы
Roslyn Petelin
Roslyn Petelin
Associate Professor The University of Queensland

Associate Professor Roslyn Petelin designed and established the post-graduate Writing, Editing, & Publishing (WEP) Program in the School of Communication and Arts at The University of Queensland in 2000. Prior to this, she taught Literature and Film at the Brisbane Kindergarten Teachers’ College and Communication in the Faculty of Business at Queensland University of Technology and in the School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University.

Associate Professor Petelin edited the internationally refereed Australian Journal of Communication from 1988-2013 and is on the editorial boards of Business and Professional Communication Quarterly (USA) and Corporate Communications: An International Journal (UK). She is a past President and Honorary Life Member of the Australian and New Zealand Communication Association and has consulted extensively on writing, editing, and information design to public and private sector organisations in Australia, the UK, the USA, and S. E. Asia.

In 2014, she developed and launched WRITE101x. Since then, close to 700,000 students have enrolled in the course. In October 2016, she published the book How Writing Works: A Field Guide to Effective Writing, which explores the concepts covered in WRITE101x, as well as writing for social media, online publication, university, and the workplace.

Платформа
EdX
Эта платформа предоставляет все курсы бесплатно. Авторами выступают топовые университеты и корпорации, которые стараются удерживать стандарты качества. За несоблюдение дедлайнов, невыполнение домашнего задания студенты теряют баллы. Как и в других платформах, лекционные видео чередуются с практическими заданиями. Обучение проводится на английском, китайском, испанском, французском и хинди.