Have you taken "Workplace Grammar & Style"?

Now that you have a firm grasp of core grammar essentials, you can take your skills up a notch. Learn the grammar and usage topics you need to quickly improve your writing skills for personal and business success. "Business Grammar Essentials" shows you how to correct style and usage concerns like when to use "who" or "whom," what words to capitalize or abbreviate, and how to avoid biased language. With a combination of grammar, mechanics and usage, you will increase your confidence in writing for the workplace.

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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 80% 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
  • 2


    • Grammar Pre-Test

  • 3


    • Video: Articles

    • Slides: Articles

    • Quiz: Articles

  • 4
  • 5

    Common Usage Errors

    • Video: Usage Errors

    • Slides: Usage Errors

    • Quiz: Who/I/Myself

    • Quiz: Usage Errors

  • 6

    Active-Passive Voice

    • Video: Active/Passive

    • Slides: Active/Passive

    • Quiz #1: Active/Passive

    • Quiz #2: Active/Passive

  • 7

    Knowledge Check

    • Grammar Check

  • 8

    Punctuation Essentials

    • Video: Apostrophes

    • Slides: Apostrophe Usage

    • Quiz: Apostrophes

    • Video: Review I

    • Brackets, colons, semicolons

    • Quiz: Brackets/Colons...

    • Video: Review II

    • Slides: Quotation Marks

    • Quiz: Quotation Marks

  • 9

    Comma Usage

    • Slides: Comma Usage

    • Quiz: Commas

  • 10


    • Numbers: General Rules

    • Video: Writing Numbers

    • Slides: Writing Numbers

    • Video: Numerals & Figures

    • Slides: Numerals & Figures

    • Quiz: Numbers

    • Challenge: Numbers

    • Answers: Challenge

  • 11


    • Video: Capitalization

    • Slides: Capitalization Rules

    • Handout: Capitalization

    • Quiz: Capitalization

    • Challenge: Capitalization

    • Answers: Challenge

  • 12

    Avoiding Biased Language

    • Video: Biased Language

    • Slides: Biased Language

    • Quiz: Vague Language

  • 13

    3rd Person Formal

    • Video: Third Person Writing

    • Slides: Third Person Writing

    • Quiz: Academic Writing

  • 14

    Final Grammar Test

    • Grammar Post-Test

  • 15

    Bonus: Grammar Assessment II

    • Bonus: Grammar Assessment II

    • Video: Answers II

  • 16

    Before You Finish

    • Audio: Conclusion

    • More Resources

    • Quick Exit Survey

    • More Online Classes

    • Your Certificate

Student Testimonial

“It's a great review of grammar and been a big help filling in my weak spots. Lessons are a good length - not too long so I feel like I can do some when I have 30 minutes. It's covered areas where I'm weak and my strengths, but all of it has been very helpful.”

William Brown


  • Enrollment Discount Code

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    *Does not apply to group enrollments.

  • Why is there a time limit on enrollment?

    Instead of a few hours in a one-day workshop, webinar or tutoring session, our self-paced online 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 80% 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 you have finished, depending on holidays and high class volumes.

Pricing Options

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