Troublesome Words and Phrases: Usage Mistakes in Writing
- 6 videos | 19m
- Includes Assessment
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The many nuances and conventions in the English language make it diverse and interesting; however, when it comes to writing well, they can also cause some difficulties. For better writing skills, you must familiarize yourself with some of the most common errors of usage. In this course, you'll learn how to use commonly confused words correctly, including word pairs that sound alike and those that have related meanings. You'll explore often misused verbs - for example, affect and effect or apprise and appraise - that can impede professional business writing. You'll also learn some idiomatic combinations of verbs and prepositions that can be confusing and will put your communication skills to the test.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
Identify the correct use of words from similar sounding word pairsRecognize the correct way to use words with similar but not identical meaningsRecognize the correct usage of commonly misused verbs
Identify the correct way to use commonly misused termsRecognize the appropriate preposition to use in given examples
IN THIS COURSE
3m 47sIn this video, you will learn how to recognize the correct way to use words with similar but not identical meanings. FREE ACCESS
3m 45sDuring this video, you will learn how to recognize the correct usage of commonly misused verbs. FREE ACCESS
3m 30sIn this video, find out how to identify the correct way to use commonly misused terms. FREE ACCESS
3m 31sLearn how to recognize the appropriate preposition to use in given examples. FREE ACCESS
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