English Composition & Grammar: Learn Writing From The Greats.
An ongoing course that gives students the chance to absorb and replicate the grammar of great writers like J.K. Rowling (Harry Potter), J.R.R. Tolkien (Lord of the Rings) and John Steinbeck (The Grapes of Wrath). #academic
Brian Thomas M.Ed.
76 total reviews for this teacher
4 reviews for this class
Completed by 85 learners
learners per class
Meets 1x per week
Runs week after week
50 minutes per class
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Why are the sentences of great authors more interesting, more memorable than the sentences of most people? One big reason is that their sentences are not monotonously built alike. Great authors and not-so-great writers use the same grammar – just in different ways. A huge difference is in the way those authors build their sentences. Authors build their sentences in lots of different ways. The purpose of this course is to learn those ways by acquiring the grammatical tools of authors and...
I have seven years of experience teaching English Composition at a community college. I also have a bachelor's degree and credential to teach high school English.
Learners will end each class by writing a paragraph that practices using that weeks tool. They are welcome to submit it to me anytime during the week for feedback. I will post the directions for each assignment in the classroom after class.
50 minutes per week in class, and no time outside of class.
The Great Grammar Book - Mastering Grammar Usage and the Essentials of Compositions. Grammar - A Sentence Composing Approach
Brian Thomas M.Ed.
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🇺🇸Lives in the United States
76 total reviews
101 completed classes
I love the learning process and making it exciting for everyone. I don’t think traditional public schools are a good fit for a lot of children- for a variety of reasons - and am excited to be part of an alternative. I have taught people of all...