The Assembly for the Teaching of English Grammar Some Questions and Answers About Grammar Why is grammar important?
This exercise will introduce you to sentence combining --that is, organizing sets of short, choppy sentences into longer, more effective ones. However, the goal of sentence combining is not to produce longer sentences but rather to develop more effective sentences--and to help you become a more versatile writer.
Tips for Teaching Grammar Tips for Teaching Grammar is a selection of practical and effective strategies for teaching various aspects of grammar to students at different grade levels. It is edited by Brock Haussamen and Pam Dykstra, and it draws on the writings, listserv discussions, and workshop presentations of many members of ATEG.
Teaching grammar is far from the most important part of teaching writing.
This list of verbs will help you understand verbs a little better. For a more in-depth look at verbs, see the verb page .
Welcome to HyperGrammar electronic grammar course at the University of Ottawa's Writing Centre . This course covers approximately the same ground as our English department's ENG 1320 Grammar course. The content of HyperGrammar is the result of the collaborative work of the four instructors who were teaching the course in Fall 1993: Heather MacFadyen, David Megginson, Frances Peck, and Dorothy Turner.