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Course: Practical Grammar

V Practical Grammar • Offering for 2019 • Grade 7 or above • [Summer course] • Writing Sequence
* Primary Instructor
Christe McMenomy
* Sections
[Enrolled students will be notified if teacher schedules change between course posting at the time enrollment opens and the scheduled start of classes. Please see Tuition and Fees for refund policy.]
Section 1 Instructor: Christe McMenomy
Classes meet from June 12, 2019 to July 24, 2019
Wednesday 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM ET
Enrollment Policy: Full Year Only
Tuition: $200.00

* Website
There is currently no teacher website for this course.
* Description
Review the rules of standard written English by revising your own work. By the end of the course students will be able to write with more confidence.
* Meetings
This course meets once a week for discussion and review of assigned homework.
* Homework
Weekly readings on the parts of speech, sentence structure, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation. Weekly assignments: lessons, quizzes, self-editing, or editing instructor-assigned examples.
* Prerequisites
Two or three essays or other of your own non-fiction writing, 400 to 500 words each, that you can bring to the course.
* Recommended background
None required.
V Textbooks and Materials
* Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation
Lynne Truss
This text is required.
ISBN: 1592400876
Best sources: Scholars Online Bookstore
Other information: Again, much less expensive at amazon.com; also available at your library.
* Line by Line : How to Edit Your Own Writing
Clair Kehrwald Cook
This text is required.
ISBN: 0395393914
Best sources: Scholars Online Bookstore
Other information: Any edition works!
* Painless Grammar
Rebecca Elliott, Ph.D.
This text is required.
ISBN: 0812097815
Best sources: Scholars Online Bookstore


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