Subject/Verb Agreement

Instructions: Write the correct form of the verb to complete the sentence. Use the simple present tense for all sentences. The simple past does not work for this exercise. Neither does the simple future! Just stick to the SIMPLE PRESENT! Ahem, sorry. If you need to review subject/verb agreement, please visit the OWL Purdue online… Continue reading Subject/Verb Agreement

Conan’s Gantlet of Grammar

Gauntlet: "a strong glove with a long, loose wrist."Gantlet: "go through an intimidating or dangerous crowd or experience in order to reach a goal."Google Dictionary These are weird times. Currently, most of the world is some state of quarantine, and many people are practicing social distancing. Being cooped up in my apartment, teaching online several… Continue reading Conan’s Gantlet of Grammar

10 Examples of the Passive Voice

A passive voice is a type of a clause or sentence in which an action (through verb), or an object of a sentence, is emphasized rather than its subject. Simply, the subject receives the action of the verb. The emphasis or focus is on the action, while the subject is not known or is less… Continue reading 10 Examples of the Passive Voice

10 Examples of the Subjunctive

The subjunctive is a specific verb form. It usually expresses something that you wish for, or a hypothetical rather than actual situation[.] It is also used to indicate that something is being suggested or demanded[.]”Lexico, “When to Use the Subjunctive” His wife demanded that he stop drinking if he wanted to save their marriage. Heaven forbid I have a drink or two… Continue reading 10 Examples of the Subjunctive

10 Examples of the Future Perfect Continuous

The future perfect continuous, also sometimes called the future perfect progressive, is a verb tense that describes actions that will continue up until a point in the future. The future perfect continuous consists of will + have + been + the verb’s present participle (verb root + -ing).Grammarly, "Future Perfect Continuous" By the time you… Continue reading 10 Examples of the Future Perfect Continuous