BYU Independent Study - Online Courses

English Usage

WRIT 041


$ 156.00

Instructor: Aubrey Dawn Johnson
Credits: 0.50

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This is an introductory English course designed to create a full foundation for the English language by focusing on the basics of grammar, such as parts of speech, types of sentences, and commonly misused words. This course prepares students to read and write within the conventions of English.

Course Content:

Unit 1: The Basics of This Great Language
Unit 2: Nouns and Verbs Revisited
Unit 3: Subjects, Predicates, Capitalization
Unit 4: Phrases, Clauses, and Words with EI and IE
Unit 5: Sentences and Word Endings
Unit 6: Types of Sentences, Punctuation, and Plurals
Unit 7: Homonyms, or Which Word Do I Use When?
Unit 8: More Commonly Misused Words

Online Courses:

Course materials are accessed online, and all assignments must be submitted online. Optional course readings may be available but do not include the self-check assignments or graded assignments.