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- Available Lessons: 102
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Watch a preview:chapter 1 / lesson 1Parts of a Sentence: Subject, Predicate, Object & Clauses
Course SummaryBrush up on general English topics at the pre-college level using short and engaging video and text lessons. Use this course to study for English class tests, prepare for academic assessment or college entrance exams or even to improve your writing or reading skills for personal reasons.
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Review introductory topics regarding such subjects as sentence structure, the writing process, literary analysis and reading comprehension with this pre-college English course. Experienced instructors provide short, detailed explanations and examples to quickly boost your knowledge of basic English composition and literature topics.
Current high school or college English students can refer to these lessons to help them review or learn more about these basic topics. Even professionals can benefit from this course if they are seeking ways to improve their written communication skills.
|Types & Parts of a Sentence||Reviews sentence types and parts of a sentence.|
|Parts of Speech: Nouns & Pronouns||Provides definitions and examples of types of nouns and pronouns.|
|Parts of Speech: Verbs & Tenses||Explains verb forms and tenses.|
|Parts of Speech: Adjectives, Adverbs & Prepositions||Defines the uses of adjectives, adverbs and prepositional phrases.|
|Capitalization & Punctuation Rules||Explains the rules of capitalization and punctuation in the English language.|
|Spelling & Grammar Rules||Details the rules of spelling and grammar, from misspellings to sentence agreement.|
|Becoming a Better Reader||Presents methods for improving reading comprehension.|
|Constructing Meaning of Words||Describes how to apply strategies to help understand the meaning of words.|
|Making Inferences & Drawing Conclusions||Details how to infer meaning and draw conclusions from reading passages.|
|Elements of Fiction||Reviews aspects of fiction, such as plot, style and characterization.|
|Elements of Nonfiction||Defines types of nonfiction.|
|Prewriting & the Writing Process||Lists steps of the writing process and ways to organize ideas.|
|Composing Paragraphs & Essays||Details ways to construct effective sentences and paragraphs.|
|Narrative & Descriptive Writing||Defines characteristics and techniques relating to narrative and descriptive writing.|
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