The Basics of Clauses in English
Clauses are groups of words that contain a subject and a verb. Why should you care about them? Have you ever told someone you loved...Read more
The Internet Can Cultivate Writing. Good Writing.
Image from LoadingArtist.com Almost anyone who cares about language and knows about or uses the Internet has been guilty at one time or another of...Read more
“Barking up the wrong tree” and Other Funny Idioms
Have you heard the expression “barking up the wrong tree?” According to North Carolina State University, there are 23,000 different kinds of trees. What type...Read more
Grammar Basics: What Is Sentence Inversion?
Besides the question mark, how can you tell a question from a statement? One way is to look for sentence inversion. In statements, the subject...Read more
Grammar Basics: What Are Nondefining Clauses?
There are two types of relative clauses—defining and nondefining. To review, relative clauses can contain a subject, verb, and a relative pronoun, though not all...Read more