Course Description

Improve your writing and speaking, refresh your knowledge of grammar and incorporate more sophisticated sentence structure and word usage. Review parts of speech and other foundations and gain clarity on some common “confusables.” Practice proper sentence structure and punctuation in hands-on exercises, and come away with more confidence in your communication skills.

Course Outline

This course covers the following topics:

  • Parts of Speech
  • Common Confusables
  • Compound Sentences
  • Apostrophes
  • Irregular Verbs
  • Colon & Dash
  • Complex Sentences
  • Subjective & Objective Case Pronouns
  • Capitalization
  • Punctuating Titles


  • Online registration closes at 6 p.m. one day before the start of the class, unless noted on individual sections.
  • Late registration is welcome! Please contact SMU CAPE at 214-768-2273 for assistance.
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