Tag Archives: grammar

No wonder I never understood grammar

Good news first. The course on grammar basics that I recently signed up for (internal link) is very well done. I think completing its 16 sections will give me a solid background for taking the U.C. Berkeley extension course (internal link) in September. … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for my Editing Course

Well, I’ve ordered the required books for my extension course at U.C. Berkeley (internal link) and I am out $152. Since I am spending money, I thought it best to continue. I’ve now signed up for an on-line course on … Continue reading

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I still need a teacher

My efforts at relearning grammar (internal link) are stalling out. The instructions aren’t always clear and with no teacher to ask questions of, well, my progress has slowed down. I’ve been trying to reconcile questionable pages by looking through the … Continue reading

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An excellent grammar site

Good editing demands a good knowledge of grammar. Toward that end, englishgrammar101.com (external link) should help most people immensely. Both free and pay services exist, with the free tutorials being well thought out and extremely useful. Module 1 starts with verb … Continue reading

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Are we writing for readers or search engines?

This is from a recent job posting on a freelance site. I think it explains itself: “I am interested in having 30 pages created ranging between 300 – 800 words per page, containing the various keywords and phrases identified by me. … Continue reading

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