Writing Well: Grammar

Can’t remember the difference between a conjunction and a preposition? Don’t know what all the fuss is about passive voice? Explore these, and other questions, in Writing Well: Grammar. Learn how to write well-constructed sentences and communicate more effectively. Topics include tips for devising clear, forceful sentences and avoiding the common mistakes such as faulty parallelism, fragments, run-on sentences, and dangling and misplaced modifiers. By the end of the course, you will be able to detect and correct grammatical errors in your writing and produce clear, concise prose.

View a sample outline for the course.

Recommended textbook:

  • Messenger, William E. The Canadian Writer’s Handbook, 6th Edition


This course can be applied to the UBC Certificate in Professional Communication.


Course Format

This course is offered in two formats: 100% online or in-class.

Available Sessions

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Sep 12-Oct 17, 2017 | Tue | 5:00pm-7:30pm | UBC Robson Square | $360.00

Format: In-Class
Code: AW105F17A
Offered: On Tue
Sep 12-Oct 17, 2017
6 sessions
From: 5:00pm-7:30pm

1nstructor: Deborah Blenkhorn

Fees / Tuition

Type Fee Tax Total
$360.00 $0.00 $360.00

Sep 26-Nov 3, 2017 | Online | $360.00

Format: Online
Code: AW105F17O
Sep 26-Nov 3, 2017

1nstructor: Maureen Phillips

Fees / Tuition

Type Fee Tax Total
$360.00 $0.00 $360.00

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