We put words together to form ideas. The sets of rules we follow to do so successfully is grammar.
Without grammar, little of what is said or written would make any sense. The ideas would only make sense to the person that said them. So, if you want to communicate – to share ideas and be heard – you need grammar. Grammar is your fierce ally.
This is a chart with the 8 basic parts of speech*. Each part has a unique purpose and way to use them. It is important to understand how to use them. Practicing is the best way to learn them.
The definitions of each are below the chart. Parts of ...
Glossary of English Grammar Terms
This is a simplified glossary. The definitions are brief and basic. Source: englishclub.com
In the active voice, the subject of the verb does the action (eg They killed the President ). See also Pas...
These will help you with how to use verbs, and lists of verbs to learn:
Verb tenses all of the verb tenses
When and to use verb tenses Verb tense and time chart
Learn about the Helping verbs
A verb tells about an act...
There are several Verb Tenses, each tense indicates a Time when something happens - like Past, Present, Future. Verb Tenses and the Times they refer to can be confusing. This chart will help you to understand the differences, and when to use the Ten...
Helping verbs are also called "auxiliary verbs".
Helping verbs have no meaning on their own. They are necessary for the grammatical structure of a sentence, but they do not tell us very much alone. We usually use helping verbs with main verbs . They...
This is a chart of all the English verb tenses with explanations, including basic form, making negatives (not), making questions and when to use each tense.
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