Using the Parts of Speech

Using the Parts of Speech

By mastering the way that sentences are constructed, you can become a much more effective communicator. This course covers the different parts of speech, and explores the role of each part in creating meaningful sentences.

Updated Mar 11, 2018
Effective business writing is one of the most important communication skills in the workplace today. By writing well, using clear sentences and correct grammar, you can ensure your message is communicated to and understood by your intended audience. Unfortunately, the opposite is also true – poorly structured sentences can not only cause confusion, but may also damage your reputation. In this course, you’ll learn about the fundamental elements for better writing – the parts of speech. These are the building blocks of sentences, so learning about them can help you skillfully combine words into meaningful sentences. This course describes the eight parts of speech and shows how to use them effectively and correctly.