How to use semicolons

How to use semicolons

Semicolons separate things. Most commonly, they separate two main clauses that are closely related to each other but could stand on their own as sentences if you wanted them to – See more at: How to use semicolons ... Read More

15 Grammar Goofs That Make You Look Silly

We’re big advocates of conversational writing that’s engaging, persuasive, and fun. So that means it’s perfectly fine to fracture the occasional stuffy grammatical rule (and many times it’s preferable). On the other hand, making some grammatical errors just makes you look bad, and hurts your effectiveness. Sometimes we even misuse words simply because we hear others use them incorrectly. So, we’ve assembled the 15 most egregious grammar goofs into one helpful infographic. With this han... Read More

Clauses Part Two

A: Short forms as answers 1. We often use short forms to answer questions. Usually we repeat the first word of the verb phrase: A: Can you come round tomorrow? B: Yes, I can/ No I can’t. A: Have you seen Jack lately? B: Yes, I have/No I haven’t. A: Do you like living here? B: Yes, I do/ No I don’t. Sometimes we change the modal verb: (see Verb Phrase) A: Will you come? B: Yes, we might. A: Do you think they might come? B: Yes, I think they will. 2. We often use verbs like think, suppose, e... Read More

Irregular verbs

Here’s a very useful website with activities to learn irregular verbs. Enjoy!…/irregular-verbs/ ... Read More
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