Grammar Guide: Verb Tenses

Today’s post will explore the different verb tenses and how they function. A verb is an action word, but the action can happen in the past, present, or future. Those “time frames” are what we call tenses. To a native English speaker, verb tenses may seem relatively easy, but in all honesty, they can be […]

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Grammar Guide: Articles

What are articles? Not to be confused with something you would find in a magazine, grammar articles are the words “a,” “an,” and “the.” They’re similar to adjectives in the sense that they modify nouns. They do not modify verbs, adverbs, etc., even though they may be placed before them. For example, “The gray cat […]

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Grammar Guide: Pronouns

What is a pronoun? A pronoun is a word that is used in place of a noun in a sentence. These function in the same way as nouns; a pronoun is also a “person, place, or thing.” However, there is a slight difference. A pronoun replaces a noun–that noun is called the “antecedent.” You have […]

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Grammar Guide: Prepositions

What are Prepositions? A preposition is a word that shows the relationship between the noun following the preposition and other words in the sentence. These relationships include: place or position, direction, time, manner, and agent. Prepositions may be one word or a prepositional phrase (such as “in front of”). They’re always followed by a noun […]

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