English Grammar OpenCourseWare: A Free Undergraduate English Grammar Class by The Open University

Published Feb 14, 2009

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The Open University offers its 'English Grammar' course as free OpenCourseWare (OCW). The course thoroughly examines modern English grammar. The original course was designed for English, humanities and linguistics students.

English Grammar in Context: Course Specifics

Degree Level Free Audio Video Downloads
Undergraduate Yes No Yes Yes

Lectures/Notes Study Materials Tests/Quizzes
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English Grammar in Context: Course Description

Grammar class might have been something most people dreaded going to in school, but using grammar appropriately is essential in getting meaning across to others both in speaking and writing. This course is a holistic examination of modern English grammar covering everything from the differences of spoken and written speech to how grammar was historically described. Specific topics include dialogue, grammatical description varieties, real-life language and written and spoken modes among other topics. The original course was designed for English, humanities and linguistics students.

This OpenCourseWare includes lecture notes, discussion questions and activity videos. If you're interested in taking this free course, visit the English grammar course page.