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Fundamental Communication Skills

This course is for students who require focused practice in developing the correct conventions of writing, specifically with an eye towards improving their understanding of the basic parts of speech. Students will examine the most common grammar, punctuation, and sentence structure difficulties in writing in order to raise their level of expression. Additionally, students will cultivate practical strategies and skills for revising, editing, and correcting their own written work.