Using the Parts of Speech

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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

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    1. 
    Using the Parts of Speech
    31s
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    2. 
    Recalling the Eight Parts of Speech
    3m 54s
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    3. 
    Using Nouns: Proper, Abstract, Plural, Singular
    3m 36s
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    4. 
    Moving through Time: Getting Tenses Right
    3m 21s
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    5. 
    Expressing Possibility: Using Modal Verbs
    2m 31s
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    6. 
    Writing in Active and Passive Voice
    3m 22s
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    7. 
    Getting Descriptive: Using Adverbs and Adjectives
    3m 44s

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