Write with style & pizzazz!

Become your own editor.

"Beyond Basic Grammar" focuses on the art of writing by adding variety, style, and sophistication to complex sentences. Learn the skills that separate beginning writers from the professionals.

As a result of taking this class, you will:
  • Learn advanced grammar techniques.
  • Fix sentence level errors like a professional copy editor or proofreader.
  • Produce clean, concise copy for your business or personal writing projects.

Proofreading Power Training
If you are interested in learning how to proofread, visit the website at: www.startproofreadingnow.com.
beyond basic grammar online class

What You Get

As an individual (single user) taking this class for professional development, you have full access to class materials for your specified time of enrollment. Business professionals or employees taking this class for training purposes have pre-determined days of access to complete the course and receive certificates, in accordance with group enrollment procedures. You must complete all lessons, and receive 75% on all quizzes to receive your certificate. Learn at your own pace.

  • Video Lessons
    Lecture Slides
    PDF Handouts

  • 21 Days expiry, 24/7 Access

  • Certificate of Completion.

Course Curriculum

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  • 1
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    Sentence Structure

    • Video: Sentence Structure

    • Slides: Sentence Structure

    • Quiz: Sentence Structure

  • 3

    Sentence Balance

    • Video: Sentence Balance

    • Slides: Sentence Balance

    • Quiz: Sentence Balance

  • 4
  • 5

    Combining Sentences

    • Video: Combining Sentences

    • Slides: Combining Sentences

    • Quiz: Combining Sentences

  • 6

    Active/Passive Voice

    • Video: Active/Passive Voice

    • Slides: Active/Passive Voice

    • Quiz: Active/Passive

  • 7

    Sentence Variety

    • Video: Sentence Variety

    • Slides: Sentence Variety

    • Quiz: Sentence Variety

  • 8

    More Sentence Variety

    • Video: More Variety

    • Slides: More Variety

    • Quiz: More Variety

  • 9

    Avoid Vague Language

    • Video: Vague Language

    • Slides: Vague Language

    • Quiz: Vague Language

  • 10

    Avoid Wordiness

    • Video: Avoid Wordiness

    • Slides: Avoid Wordiness

    • Quiz: Avoid Wordiness

  • 11

    Shifts in Person

    • Video: Shifts in Person

    • Slides: Shifts in Person

    • Quiz: Shifts in Person

  • 12

    Shifts in Tense

    • Video: Shifts in Tense

    • Slides: Shifts in Tense

    • Quiz: Shifts in Tense

  • 13

    Before You Finish

    • Video: Congratulations!

    • Quick Exit Survey

    • More Resources

    • More Classes

    • Your Certificate

Student Testimonial

“In "Grammar Essentials,"Professor Hampton taught you the basics of grammar. In "Beyond Basic Grammar," you get to apply what you learned: You begin to write. I recommend both classes.”

Dan Fredrick


  • Enrollment Discount Code

    Use this coupon code at checkout:
    BEYOND10 - 10% Off
    *Does not apply to group enrollments.

  • Why is there a time limit on enrollment?

    Instead of a few hours in a workshop, you get 24/7 access to learn at your own pace without distraction. Our classes are built to deliver high quality training in a short amount of time for busy professionals.

  • 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 75% 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 finishing, depending on holidays and high class volumes.

Price per Person

Business or group enrollments might require additional fees. Click the "Enroll Now" button to get started!


Ashan R. Hampton

Instructor Bio

Ashan R. Hampton has worked as an English instructor in higher education for over 20 years. She is a proud graduate of the Donaghey Scholars Program at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock under the direction of Dr. C. Earl Ramsey, Emeritus. With her doctoral studies on hold, Ashan has found success in online education. She produces and teaches original writing and grammar courses for global audiences. She is also a published author and has recently released the following grammar and proofreading books: 1) "Grammar Essentials for Proofreading, Copyediting & Business Writing,"  2) "Proofreading Power: Skills & Drills," and 3) "Adult Learner Grammar Essentials," now available on Amazon and other popular booksellers. All book titles and ordering information are posted on her website at: www.arhampton.com.