Grammar 1: The Basics — Syllabus

Nouns, Pronouns, and Verbs

  • Nouns
  • Pronouns
  • Pronoun Agreement
  • Verbs
  • Sentences
  • Subject/Verb Agreement

Parts of Speech

  • Parts of Speech
  • Adjectives
  • Adverbs
  • Modifier Problems
  • Prepositions
  • Conjunctions
  • Interjections
  • Subject and Predicate
  • Objects

Punctuation!

  • End Punctuation—period, exclamation, question mark
  • Pause Punctuation—comma, semicolon
  • More Pause Punctuation—parenthesis, dash, ellipsis
  • Apostrophes—possessives, contractions
  • Colons
  • Hyphens
  • Quotation Marks

Trouble Spots and Tricky Devils

  • Commonly Confused Words
  • Abbreviation, Capitalization
  • Titles, Numbers