How can I hammer by grammar?

by Betty Reedy Gunn
(Atlanta, GA)

I've been told I write fairly well. However, no one tells you when you've misplaced a comma or that your sentence needs a little more structure. I'm not bad, but I feel I could be much better.

Can you recommend a good online course that teaches grammar from beginning to end?


Thanks much,
Betty

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Dec 03, 2009
Hammer Grammar
by: Betty Reedy Gunn

Audrey,

That is a great idea.

Thanks much!
Betty

Nov 30, 2009
Online Grammar Course
by: Audrey

I am sorry that I don't know of such a course I can recommend. Perhaps someone else will chime in.

In the mean time, here's what a friend did. She signed up for an ESL (English as a second language) course. She was born and raised in Canada, but had trouble with written grammar. The course cleared up what had eluded her during her public school education. (She's now working on a PhD.)

I think it's always a great thing to try to perfect any aspect of writing. That said, the grammatical part is not the most important. Most important is the content. Editors can easily fix grammar. It's much harder for an editor to fix the actual ideas.

I hope this helps.

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