Free course

Grammar matters

Free statement of participation on completion

Grammar matters because, combined with vocabulary choice, it is our main way of making meaning. This free course introduces you to one approach used to understand how meanings relate systematically to different aspects of grammar and shows how this deeper understanding can be applied to make everyday communication more effective.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand that grammar can be seen as a flexible and useful tool for meaning making
  • understand how grammar and vocabulary choices together create a range of different meanings
  • see how an awareness of grammar as a tool for meaning-making can be applied to a range of real world situations in everyday life and professional practice.