10-week Curriculum

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Introduction

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Verbs

The basics

Parts

  1. Lexical
  2. Auxiliary

Types

  1. Transitive
  2. Intransitive
  3. Linking

Verbals

  1. The basics
  2. Gerunds
  3. Participles
  4. Infinitives

Nouns

  1. The basics
  2. Subject
  3. Direct object
  4. Indirect object
  5. Object of the preposition
  6. Object of the verbal
  7. Predicate Nominative

Pronouns

  1. The basics
  2. Personal
  3. Relative
  4. Indefinite
  5. Demonstrative
  6. Interrogative
  7. Reflexive

Adjectives

  1. Descriptive
  2. Limiting
  3. Predicate Adjective

Adverbs

Prepositions

  1. Adv. vs. Prep.

Conjunctions

  1. The basics
  2. Coordinating
  3. Subordinating
  4. Correlative
  5. Conjunctive adverbs
  6. Prep. vs Conj.

Phrases

  1. The basics
  2. prepositional
  3. participial
  4. gerund
  5. infinitive
  6. appositives

Clauses

  1. The basics
  2. Independent
  3. Dependent

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Subject/verb agreement

  1. always singular nouns
  2. always plural pronouns
  3. singular or plural
  4. pronoun – antecedent agreement

Case

  1. The basics
  2. nominative
  3. objective
  4. possessive
  5. possessive nouns

Punctuation

  1. The basics
  2. comma
  3. semi-colon
  4. colon
  5. dash
  6. hyphen
  7. quotation marks

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Writing Well

  1. Clarity
  2. Conciseness
  3. Accuracy