- Course type: Self-paced
- Available Lessons: 64
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
Eligible for Certificate: Yes
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Watch a preview:chapter 1 / lesson 1Independent & Dependent Clauses: Subordination & Coordination
Course SummaryThis Developmental College Composition course helps students catch up on English when they've fallen behind. The short, engaging video lessons make learning the writing topics your student struggles with fun and easy. With quizzes and practice exams, parents and teachers can monitor their students' progress.
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Course Practice TestCheck your knowledge of this course with a 50-question practice test.
- Comprehensive test covering all topics
- Detailed video explanations for wrong answers
Students who need help with English topics will find this remedial course provides a simple and effective way to catch up on subject matter. You'll find this course useful if you:
- Need to bring your English grade up
- Are trying to catch up on any missed English homework
- Have a hard time understanding your English lessons in class
- Want some extra preparation materials for an upcoming English exam
- Prefer self-paced learning in multiple formats (visual or auditory)
- Would like a low-pressure alternative to formal or traditional classes
You'll be able to benefit from this remedial course in several ways:
- It's helpful: Short lesson series make the material engaging and easier to absorb.
- It's convenient: Study when you want, where you want from any computer or mobile device.
- It's flexible: Whether you learn better by reading, hearing or watching a video, we've got you covered.
- It's authoritative: Our English instructors are experts who make topics understandable and fun!
Using the Course
We've designed this course so that it's easy to navigate for students who are struggling with English concepts. Check out the two most popular options to decide which best fits your needs:
- Start at the beginning with an overview of basic grammar, and advance through the chapters and lessons in order until you reach the last lesson on writing introductions and conclusions. Lessons follow a natural progression, making this option simple to follow along.
- Identify English topics you find most difficult, and skip the material you already know. If you only need to study usage of source materials, you can go straight to that chapter. Though some lessons might refer to topics in previous lessons, each one is designed to stand alone to make sure you get all of the info you need to understand a topic.
Simply follow these steps, and you'll be on your way to mastering English!
- Start at the beginning or find the chapter subjects or lesson topics you need to learn about.
- Open a lesson and play the video.
- Test your understanding of the material using the short lesson quizzes and chapter exams.
- Ask our expert instructors questions if you need extra help learning an English concept.
- Go to the next lesson in the chapter to continue learning.
- See your course progress on the English remedial course page.
What You Can Learn
You can advance your English knowledge and skills in the following areas:
- Basic grammar rules
- English usage, including active vs. passive voice and sentence structure
- Essay revision
- Using and citing source material
- Structure of an essay
- Writing in general, and essays in particular
- Essay comprehension
- Theory and application of best essay-writing practices
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