list 5 sequences
assignment Level : Introductive
chat_bubble_outline Language : English
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Learn to become an effective builder of sentences using the basic tools of English grammar, punctuation, and writing in this FREE and open course. This is a fundamental English writing course.

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Syllabus

Unit 1:  Becoming a Successful Online Learner
Introduction to the course with a course navigation tutorial; strategies for being successful in the course and in any online learning environment; information about how you might make your success in the course useful in your future educational experience.
Unit 2:  Parts of Speech
The eight main parts of speech; why knowing the parts of speech will help your writing; the sentence; observing the world.
Unit 3:  Subjects and Verbs
Another way of looking at the parts of speech -- the building materials put to use in the structure of the sentence; gerunds, imperatives, and infinitives; thinking about verb tense and voice; regular and irregular verbs; building your confidence with empowered sentences. 
Unit 4:  Clauses and Phrases

Adding to your basic sentences with clauses and phrases; combining ideas and creating complexity; the four sentence types; creating your writing style. 

Unit 5:  Composing and Writing
The writing process; revision vs. editing; punctuation, spelling, and commonly confused words; writing a paragraph.

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Instructors

  • Lorrie Ross - English
  • Ted Blake
  • Lawrence (Larry) Barkley
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Coursera

Coursera is a digital company offering massive open online course founded by computer teachers Andrew Ng and Daphne Koller Stanford University, located in Mountain View, California. 

Coursera works with top universities and organizations to make some of their courses available online, and offers courses in many subjects, including: physics, engineering, humanities, medicine, biology, social sciences, mathematics, business, computer science, digital marketing, data science, and other subjects.

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