The Grammar Clinic offers a non-judgmental arena for learning with no tests, homework, or grades. It also creates a community of learners who come from across the college community – students at all levels, both credit, and continuing education/workf
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A Clinic to Fine Tune Your Grammar Muscles - Intro to a New Way of Thinking About Language
|September 8||How Did Our Language Begin? Where Is It Going?|
|September 15||Building Blocks of Language: Form Class Words – Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives, Adverbs|
|September 22||Structure Class Words- Determiners, Auxilliaries, Prepositions, Conjunctions, Qualifiers|
|September 29||Focus on Verbs – Action and State of Being|
|October 6||The Phrasal Structure of the Sentence - Playing with Virtual Paper Plates|
Subject Verb Agreement – If Both Subject and Verb end in “s,” One Is Wrong!
|October 20||From Part to Whole but Not Too Much – Surefire Methods for Finding and Correcting Sentence Fragments and Run-on Sentences|
|October 27||Types of Sentences, From Simple to Compound Complex – Analyze Sample Sentences and Then Create Your Own!|
|November 3||Writing with Detail, Depth, and Dimension by using Prepositional Phrases, Adverbs and Appositives – See How the Masters Do It, And Then, Try It Yourself!|
|November 10||The Tides of Grammar – How Our Need to Communicate Pulls Us to Create Language Patterns|
It’s Party Time! Test Your Wits with Grammar Games: Sentence Error Bingo, Grammar Jeopardy, Kahoot, and more!
Celebrate the end of another successful semester and receive a Grammar Warrior Certificate.