SSS066 Grammar Essentials for Writing at University (4)

Grammar Essentials for Writing at University is an online and self-paced subject that allows student discussion and interaction to assist students towards more effective academic writing. The Subject Coordinator will be available to support and facilitate student learning in this subject.

Subject Outlines
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Term 1 (75)
Orange Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: SSS066. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


Office for Students

Subject Relationships

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • explain parts of speech in written sentences;
  • identify structural, grammatical and punctuation errors in writing;
  • use grammatical structures appropriate to the writing task;
  • produce a short written text that is grammatically correct
  • find resources or services that support further development in effective academic writing.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • * Getting started: subject introduction
  • * The role of grammar in academic writing
  • * Parts of speech
  • * Sentence structure
  • * Correct punctuation
  • * Writing a grammatically correct sentence
  • * Features of effective writing
  • * Finding help and resources


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 275 278 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.