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

 

Please note: If you register on the start date of the course and onwards, please email writing.exl@ubc.ca during office hours of 8:30am-4:30pm with your full name and course title to receive your login details and access to the course. Registrations made outside of office hours will automatically receive access to the course on the next business day.  

Course Format

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

Available Sessions

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Jan 8-Feb 12, 2019 | Tue | 5:00pm-7:30pm | UBC Robson Square | $370.00

Format: In-Class
Code: AW105W19A
Offered: On Tue
Jan 8-Feb 12, 2019
6 sessions
From: 5:00pm-7:30pm

1nstructor: Deborah Blenkhorn


Fees / Tuition

Type Fee Tax Total
$370.00 $0.00 $370.00

Jan 22-Mar 19, 2019 | Online | $370.00

Format: Online
Code: AW105W19O
Jan 22-Mar 19, 2019

1nstructor: Maureen Phillips


Fees / Tuition

Type Fee Tax Total
$370.00 $0.00 $370.00