Using the Parts of Speech

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  • 7 videos | 20m 59s
  • Includes Assessment
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Effective business writing is one of the most important communication skills in the workplace today. By writing well, using clear sentences and correct grammar, you can ensure your message is communicated to and understood by your intended audience. Unfortunately, the opposite is also true - poorly structured sentences can not only cause confusion, but may also damage your reputation. In this course, you'll learn about the fundamental elements for better writing - the parts of speech. These are the building blocks of sentences, so learning about them can help you skillfully combine words into meaningful sentences. This course describes the eight parts of speech and shows how to use them effectively and correctly.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Identify the parts of speech in a given sentence
    Recognize the correct use of nouns in given sentences
    Identify correct use of perfect and progressive tenses
  • Recognize how modal verbs are being used in given sentences
    Distinguish between active and passive voice
    Recognize the correct use of adjectives and adverbs in given sentences

IN THIS COURSE

  • 31s
    In this course, you'll learn about the Eight Parts of Speech and how to use them correctly. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Using Nouns: Proper, Abstract, Plural, Singular
    3m 36s
    During this video, you will learn how to recognize the correct use of nouns in sentences. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Moving through Time: Getting Tenses Right
    3m 21s
    In this video, find out how to identify the correct use of perfect and progressive tenses. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Expressing Possibility: Using Modal Verbs
    2m 31s
    Learn how to recognize how modal verbs are used in given sentences. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Writing in Active and Passive Voice
    3m 22s
    In this video, you will learn how to distinguish between active and passive voice. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Getting Descriptive: Using Adverbs and Adjectives
    3m 44s
    During this video, you will learn how to recognize the correct use of adjectives and adverbs in given sentences. FREE ACCESS

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