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What is Grammar?
Why grammar is your friend
Grammar Terms
A glossary of English grammar terminology

Parts of Speech

These are the words that you use to make a grammatical sentence. There are 9 types of word - and the most important is the Verb!

Many English verbs are action words, expressing what is happening. Some verbs are state words, expressing a situation. be, have, do, work...
What is a Verb? - Verb Forms - Tense

Nouns represent people, places and things. They often form the subject or object of a sentence. man, town, music...
What is a Noun? - Countability

An adjective is a word that tells us more about a noun. English adjectives describe or "modify" nouns. big, red, expensive...
What is an Adjective? - Adjective Order

An adverb is a word that tells us more about a verb. Adverbs describe or "modify" verbs. But they can also modify adjectives and other adverbs. loudly, well, often...
Adverb Form - Adverb Position

A determiner limits or "determines" a noun in some way, for example in terms of quantity or possession. a/an, the, 69, my...
Articles - Quantifiers - Possessives

Pronouns are small words that take the place of a noun. We can use a pronoun instead of a noun. you, ours, some...
What is a Pronoun? - Personal Pronouns

A preposition is a word expressing the relationship of a noun or pronoun to another word. at, in, on, from...
What is a Preposition? - Prepositions List - Prepositions Rule

Conjunctions are words that "join". A conjunction joins two parts of a sentence. and, but, though...
What is a Conjunction? - Coordinating Conjunctions - Quiz

Interjections are short exclamations with no real grammatical value. ah, dear, er, um...
What is an Interjection?

What is a Sentence?
See the format of a grammatical English sentence.

Grammatical Category
Including number, case, gender, tense, aspect etc...

Reported Speech
Here is the structure that we use to "report" what another person has said.

Grammar Quizzes
Online quizzes based on lessons in this Grammar section

Universal Grammar
The idea that the ability to learn grammar is built into the human brain

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