Posts related to grammar
Rerouting Readers: The Power of Correlative Conjunctions
Learn how correlative conjunctions add emphasis, direct traffic, and determine meaning Read More
“Parting Is Such Sweet Sorrow”: When a Comma Separates Subject and Verb
Learn when to separate a subject and verb with a comma Read More
When should I use a semicolon before a coordinating conjunction?
Semicolons should be used before coordinating conjunctions—that is, terms such as and, or, and but joining independent clauses—when the clauses are long and have internal punctuation, as… Read More
Helping Students Use Grammar to Support Their Writing Goals
Teachers can help their students by addressing grammar in the context of student writing Read More
The Fused Participle; or, What’s Wrong with Me Writing This Title?
This post explains what a fused participle is and how to fix it Read More
How Audio Feedback Can Help Students Understand Grammatical and Mechanical Errors
Learn how audio feedback can help students improve their grammar Read More
The Case of the Thick Black Eyebrows; or, When to Omit Commas between Multiple Adjectives Preceding a Noun
An MLA editor shows you how to decide whether commas are needed between adjectives preceding a noun Read More