The Basic Word Groups

Words are the most basic element of writing and speech.  The rules that govern the structuring of word groups is called Syntax. In this section we will discuss the basics of syntax in the English grammar.  The first thing to know is how to assemble a word group.  When putting words together there are two sets of words required, predicates and subjects. A predicate is … Continue reading The Basic Word Groups

The Basics Of Punctuation

Punctuation marks are the little symbols you see scattered among sentences.  While most of us are familiar with them it helps to learn their proper uses and names. . Period: The period is considered a full stop.  It is the ending of a sentence. It can also be used to note an abbreviation of a word has occurred. ? Question Mark: A question mark is … Continue reading The Basics Of Punctuation