Better Grammar for Lawyers: Part Two
Participants once again take a diagnostic 100-question grammar quiz in which they’re asked to select the correct answer of two possibilities for each short sentence. The quiz reinforces the lessons of Part One, on the subjects of pronoun cases, subject–verb agreement, verb tenses, and general word usage—again focusing on the most common lapses from Standard Written English. Professor Garner takes you through each item in the quiz, explaining the rule that leads to the correct answer. Some may surprise you. Whether your grammatical skills are shaky or sound, you’ll refine them and have fun doing it.
Professor Garner is not only an acclaimed legal author, he is also regarded as one of the most accomplished grammarians of the English language, being the author of Garner’s Modern English Usage and of Chapter 5 (Grammar and Usage) of The Chicago Manual of Style.
60 minutes (total video length)
30 days from date of license purchase.
January 19, 2011; Full review: November 30, 2020
Live, interactive function
Print out Grammar Quiz (course material PDF)
Complete the quiz and then continue on to the seminar videos.
Seminar Content Tree
- Course Materials (Grammar Quiz PDF)
- PowerPoint Presentation (PDF)
- Grammar 2-1-3 (video Part 1 of 3)
- First-Break Quiz
- Grammar 2-2-3 (video Part 2 of 3)
- Second-Break Quiz
- Grammar 2-3-3 (video Part 3 of 3)
- Final Quiz
- Code Word Entry
- Answer Key (PDF)
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