Courses

  • New Student Assessment

    by Richard Carrigan, MSE
    2 Lessons
    • New Student Assessment - $1.95

    SkillCourse offers an inexpensive assessment tool to help you choose which course to take. Simply, purchase this “course” and click on the Reading and Writing Assessment below. After you finish the assessments, your teacher will give you feedback and some ideas how to improve your English.

  • College Listening & Notetaking 411

    by Richard Carrigan, MSE
    • Listening & Notetaking 411 - $160.00

    Beginning in January 2022. Listening & Notetaking 411 continues to engages students in understanding academic lectures. Each unit focuses on building vocabulary, note taking strategies, and understanding American university lectures.

  • Fragments, Run-ons, & Comma Splices

    by Richard Carrigan, MSE
    • Short Course - $4.95

    Do you need help understanding fragments, run-ons, and comma splices? Fragments, Run-ons, & Comma Splices is designed to give you an extra boost in writing that perfect essay. You will learn to identify three common mistakes writers make and how to correct them. Simply click on Purchase Course above, fill out the form, and begin […]

  • TOEFL Writing

    by Richard Carrigan, MSE
    7 Lessonsin ,
    • Practice TOEFL Writing - $48.00

    Practice Writing TOEFL iBT Independent Tasks What you must know… Your essay must clearly state your opinion on the topic and support it with strong reasons, details, explanations, facts, or examples. An effective essay will contain at least 300 words (About 3 or 4 paragraphs). You will have 30 minutes to plan, write, and rewrite […]

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  • College Listening & Notetaking 311

    by Richard Carrigan, MSE
    • College Listening & Notetaking 311 - $160.00

    Listening & Notetaking 311 engages students in understanding academic lectures. Each unit focuses on building vocabulary, note taking strategies, and understanding American university lectures.

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  • College Writing & Research 301

    by Richard Carrigan, MSE
    • College Writing & Research 301 - $120.00

    Learn and practice writing the steps in developing a cause and effect essay. You will also learn about summary writing, MLA citations, cohesion and coherence, and revising.

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  • College Writing & Research 401

    by Richard Carrigan, MSE

      College Writing 401 is designed to further build a foundation for college level writing.  This course is for high-intermediate, non-native speakers of English who plan to attend a university in the United States and need to master academic reading and writing skills. 

    • College Writing: Sentence

      by Richard Carrigan, MSE
      • College Writing: The Sentence - $12.95

      This course will help you master writing English sentences. You will learn about and practice writing three types of sentences – simple, compound, and complex. As you progress through the course, you will also learn how to avoid common errors; sentence fragments, run-on sentences, and comma splices.After passing the final quiz with a 80%, you will receive a certification.

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    • College Writing: The Paragraph

      by Richard Carrigan, MSE

        Coming Soon in 2021. This course will help you master writing skills. You will learn and practice the steps in writing narrative, opinion, and descriptive paragraphs. In addition, you will learn sentence structure and how to avoid common mistakes.