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Grammar Workshops

Grammar Workshops

Are you interested in improving your grammar for academic writing? Semester 2 registrations for Polish Up Your Grammar will be open early in July. Choose the module(s) you would like to attend, and select the best date for you to attend. Every module happens four times in a semester so that you can choose at least one that suits your needs.

  • Polish Up Your Grammar

    The Polish Up Your Grammar program assists you with revising and improving your English grammar skills for academic contexts. There are 8 independent modules that focus on topics such as verb tenses, sentence structure, academic vocabulary, coherence, and others. Each module focuses on language usage within an academic context and compares it to everyday Australian English and runs for 2 hours.

  • Your Facilitators

    The Polish Up Your Grammar facilitators are highly trained students with exceptional skills in academic English and in helping students to develop their writing. See our Polish Up Your Grammar facilitators facilitators whom you can meet during the workshops.

  • M1: Nouns & articles in academic writing

    This workshop focuses on nouns & articles for academic contexts. You will learn how to use articles (The, a, an) and nouns (such as research) appropriately.

  • M2: Verb tenses in academic writing

    This workshop focuses on verb tenses for academic contexts. You will learn how to use different verb tenses (present, past, future) when writing assignments.

  • M3: Verb forms in academic writing

    This workshop focuses on different verb forms for academic contexts. You will learn how to use gerunds (-ing words) and modal verbs (may, can, have to) appropriately.

  • M4: Sentence structure in academic writing

    This workshop focuses on the main elements of sentence structure for academic contexts. You will learn different types of sentences and how to structure them.

  • M5: Complex sentence structure I in academic writing

    This workshop focuses on complex sentence structures for academic contexts. You will learn how to write relative clauses (who, which, that) and other types of dependent sentences.

  • M6: Complex sentence structure II in academic writing

    This workshop focuses on complex sentence structures for academic contexts. You will learn how to write conditional sentences (if, whether) and to use punctuation appropriately.

  • M7: Transition words & cohesion in academic writing

    This workshop focuses on different linking words for academic contexts. You will learn how to link ideas both at the sentence and paragraph levels.

  • M8: Academic vocabulary

    This workshop focuses on academic vocabulary. You will learn how use synonyms, how words bundle together in academic writing and how to use reporting verbs appropriately.