Grammar and Style: Everything You Need

This course is designed to teach you everything you need for grammar, from the basics to advanced topics that will sharpen your writing and speaking. Along the way, we’ll help you develop your writing voice by learning what to avoid and what to strive for in your writing style.

Locations: Los Gatos, Menlo Park

Cost: $100/hr – $110/hr.

Recommended hours: 12

Goals:

  • Understand punctuation, parts of speech, verb tenses, and syntax
  • Incorporate sentence variety into writing
  • Differentiate between passive and active voice
  • Develop a collegiate voice in writing

To Enroll Call (650) 331-3251/ (408) 345–5200

 
 
 

Course Description:

No matter what your form of communication, whether writing or speech, the content—the “what”—is arguably not as important as the way the information is delivered—the “how”. A paper on an interesting topic that lacks connections in thought and is written with repetitive sentence structure, for instance, may not be as effective in its hold over the audience as a paper on a dry topic that is written well. Hence the importance of grammar and style!

This course will instruct students in the mechanics of grammar and style to help them not only develop their thoughts into interesting, coherent pieces of writing, but also read and decipher texts. Often, the meaning of challenging passages can be unraveled simply by having a proper understanding of writing elements such as parts of speech and transitions. The course will include focused instruction on essential grammatical concepts and exercises to hone students’ writing.

Overall, after this course, students will have developed fluency in—and a strong command of—the English language and its unique oddities, and they will walk away with fundamental skills that will help them succeed in high school, college, and beyond.

Make the Most of the Summer!

Students who stay actively engaged in the learning process during the summer perform better during the school year.

Contact AJ Tutoring to Enroll in Summer Tutoring
Peninsula Main Phone Number (650) 331-3251
Free Consultation