How English works

Do you need to increase your confidence in English? Then this refresher course is ideal. The course covers basic grammar word classes (parts of speech, ie nouns, verbs, adjectives, etc), usage, words often confused, common errors in punctuation and spelling. This course is intended to help native speakers of English and also advanced non-native speakers improve their knowledge of English.

The course covers:

  1. Grammar isn’t as difficult as it sounds
  2. The basic building blocks: word classes (parts of speech)
  3. Usage: words often confused
  4. Punctuation
  5. Spelling

This course is intended to help native speakers of English and also advanced non-native speakers improve their knowledge of English grammar, usage and punctuation.

Each participant will be given a copy of the Penguin Writer’s Manual, The Complete Guide to Grammar or Good Word Guide, written by the course leader, Martin Manser.

By the end of the course, participants will:

  • be more confident in knowing what is a noun, verb, etc.
  • be aware of some of the basic errors in English
  • have increased understanding of the correct uses of punctuation marks

Location
Seminars are held in a location in central London. We will send you details of the venue on confirmation of your booking.

Times
Courses begin at 9.30 a.m. and finish by 5.00 p.m.

Fees
Price per delegate is £550 + VAT which covers tuition, course material, a free book by Martin H. Manser; coffee, lunch and tea.

Registration
To sign up for this course online, please complete and submit the registration form. For other ways to register and for more information read the registration information. If you would like to run this course in-house in your organization, contact us.