Grammar in Context

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Spring 2018
Credits per quarter

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English langauge, creative writing

Standard written English has enough irregularities to make any careful writer or teacher nervous.  Given that it's impossible to memorize everything, what's a writer or teacher to do?  Which strategies for working on conventions of written English are most productive for you as a writer?  Which ones will engage any writers you find yourself working with?  This course is based on the premise that learning grammar happens best in the context of meaningful writing.  Expect to write, and think about writing, and develop both your grammatical vocabulary and your grammatical skills, all with the aim of becoming a more effective writer.  Class time will spent in workshops, so regular participation in essential.  All writers welcome.


CRN 30387 (had previously been listed as 30386)

Fields of study: 
Online learning:
  • Enhanced Online Learning - This offering requires access to web-based tools, but use of these tools does not displace any face-to-face instruction.

Scheduled for: Evening

Located in: Olympia

Final schedule and room assignment:


Advertised schedule:

Mondays 6-10pm.

2018-03-08Course had incorrect CRN listed- NEW CRN LISTED
2017-10-24Course moved to Spring quarter