Grammar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Table of Contents

Introduction

0

Introduction

 

Words You Have to Memorize

1

Building Blocks

 

Prepositions

2

Prepositions (1)

3

Identify the Preposition (1)

4

Identify the Preposition (2)

5

Identify the Preposition (3)

6

Identify the Preposition (4)

7

Identify the Preposition (5)

8

Identify the Preposition (6)

9

Identify the Preposition (7)

10

Identify the Preposition (8)

11

Identify the Preposition (9)

12

Identify the Preposition (10)

 

Conjunctions

13

Conjunctions

14

Identify the Glue Word (1)

15

Identify the Glue Word (2)

16

Identify the Glue Word (3)

17

Identify the Glue Word (4)

18

Identify the Glue Word (5)

19

Identify the Glue Word (6)

20

Identify the Glue Word (7)

21

Identify the Glue Word (8)

22

Identify the Glue Word (9)

23

Identify the Glue Word (10)

24

Congratulations!

 

Clause Patterns

 

Introduction to the 5 Basic Clause Patterns

 

Introduction to Clauses

25

Complete Sentences

26

More Building Blocks

27

Simplifying Sentences

28

Possessives

29

What is a clause?

30

Identifying the Subject

31

Subject or Predicate?

32

Five Basic Clause Patterns

33

Legend

 

Equative Clauses

34

Equative Clauses

 

Intransitive Clauses

35

Intransitive Clauses

36

Clause Patterns 1-2

 

Transitive Clauses

37

Transitive Clauses

38

Clause Patterns 1–3

 

Ditransitive Clauses

39

Ditransitive Clauses

40

Clause Patterns 1–4

 

Dummy Subject Clauses

41

There / It

42

Pronouns

43

It

44

Dummy Subjects

45

Clause Patterns 1–5

46

Clause Patterns 1–5 (Review)

 

Simplifying Sentences

47

Simplifying Sentences (Overview)

48

Helping Words

49

Adjectives

50

Adverbs

51

Simplifying Sentences with Helping Words, Adjectives, and Adverbs

52

Prepositions (Review)

53

Prepositional Phrases

54

Simplifying Sentences with Prepositional Phrases

55

Find the Base Clause (1)

56

Find the Base Clause (2)

57

Find the Base Clause (3)

58

Find the Base Clause (4)

59

Find the Base Clause (5)

60

Find the Base Clause (6)

61

Find the Base Clause (7)

62

Find the Base Clause (8)

63

Find the Base Clause (9)

64

Find the Base Clause (10)

65

Grammar Challenge (1)

66

Continuous Tense (1)

67

Continuous Tense (2)

68

Continuous Tense (3)

69

Continuous Tense (4)

70

Simplifying Sentences with -ing Verbs

71

Continuous Tense (Review)

72

More Practice with the Continuous Tense

73

Compound Elements

74

More Practice with Compound Elements

75

Challenge Questions (2)

76

Complete Sentences (2)

 

The 5 Basic Clause Patterns (Final Review)

77

Congratulations!

 

Sentence Patterns

 

Introduction to the 5 Basic Sentence Patterns

 

Simple Sentences

 

Simple Sentences (LESSON NOT DONE)

 

Compound Sentences

78

Compound Sentences

79

Fanboys

80

Forming Compound Sentences

81

Compounds with Semicolons

82

Patterns with Semicolons

83

Practice with Semicolons: Contrast

84

Practice with Semicolons: Explain

85

Glue Words (Again)

86

Super Glue Words

87

Triple Compounds

88

Run-on Sentences

89

Long Compound Sentences

90

Write a Long Compound Sentence

91

Veni, Vidi, Vici

92

Breaking the Rules (1)

93

Breaking the Rules (2)

94

Breaking the Rules (3)

95

Nitpicky Grammarian

96

Starting a Sentence with a Fanboy

 

Hybrid Sentences

97

Compound What?

98

Compound Predicates

99

Implied Subjects (1)

100

Implied Subjects (2)

101

Hybrid Sentences (1)

102

Hybrid Sentences (2)

103

Simple, Compound, or Hybrid?

104

Punctuating Compounds and Hybrids

105

Hybrid to Compound

106

Compound to Hybrid

107

Write 5 Hybrid Sentences

 

Complex Sentences

108

Glue Words (Review)

109

Super Glue Words (Review)

110

Prefixes: Co- and Sub-

111

Clause Levels

112

Subordinate Clauses

113

Subordinating Conjunctions

114

Subordinate Clause or Prepositional Phrase (1)

115

Subordinate Clause or Prepositional Phrase (2)

116

Subordinate Clause or Prepositional Phrase (3)

117

Complex Sentences (1)

118

Complex Sentences (2)

119

Complex Sentences (2)

120

Complex Sentences (4)

121

Complex Sentences (5)

122

Complex Sentences (6)

123

Because

124

Punctuating Complex Sentences

 

Compound-Complex Sentences

125

Compound-Complex Sentences

126

5 Types of Sentences

 

Sentence Patterns (Final Review)

127

Sentence Patterns 1–5 (The Whole Enchilada)

 

Phrase Patterns

128

Introduction to Phrases

 

Prepositional Phrases

129

Prepositions (Review)

130

Prepositional Phrases (Review 1)

131

Prepositional Phrases (Review 2)

132

Starting a Sentence with a Prepositional Phrase (SAVE?)

133

Ending a Sentence with a Preposition

134

Clause Patterns (Review 1)

135

Simplifying Sentences with Prepositional Phrases (Review)

 

Appositive Phrases

136

Appositive Phrases

137

Simplifying Sentences with Appositive Phrases

 

Gerund Phrases

138

Participial Adjectives

139

Continuous Tense (Review 2)

140

Simplifying Sentences with -in Verbs (Review)

141

Gerund Phrases

142

Continuous Tense or Gerund?

143

Simplifying Sentences with Gerund Phrases

 

Participial Phrases

144

Present Participial Phrases

144

Continuous Present, Gerund, or Participial Phrase?

145

Past Participial Phrases

146

Simplifying Sentences with Participial Phrases

 

Absolute Phrases

147

Absolute Phrases

148

Phrases 1–5 (Review)

149

Simplifying Sentences with Absolute Phrases

 

Infinitive Phrases

150

Infinitive Phrases

151

Phrases 1–6 (Review)

152

Simplifying Sentences with Infinitive Phrases

 

Phrase Patterns (Final Review)

153

The 6 Basic Phrase Patterns (Final Review)

154

Identifying the Base Clause of Sentences with Phrases (Final Review)

 

Adjective and Noun Clauses

155

More Subordinate Clauses?

 

Adjective Clauses (Relative Clauses)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Noun Clauses