Grammar. De Montfort This section enables you to focus on grammar awareness. By using the term 'grammar' we mean the placing of words in a certain order, with the correct endings, and linked together in a way that makes grammatical sense. Remember, the Centre for Learning and Study Support (CLaSS) can also help you to develop your academic writing. We offer: You can contact us in the following ways: In person: Student Support Office, ground floor, Kimberlin Library Shakespeare Facts: 50 Interesting Facts About William Shakespeare Interested in Shakespeare facts? Below is a range of 50 little known facts about William Shakespeare. Bear in mind that very little in the way of hard facts is actually known about Shakespeare’s life (unlike facts about Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, which are fairly well documented), but we’ve researched long and hard to come up with a range of interesting facts about the great man: William Shakespeare Facts: 1 There is documentary proof that Shakespeare was baptised on 26th April 1564, and scholars believe that, in keeping with the traditions of the time, he would have been baptised when he was three days old, meaning Shakespeare was probably born on April 23rd. However, as Shakespeare was born under the old Julian calendar, what was April 23rd during Shakespeare’s life would actually be May 3rd according to today’s Gregorian calendar.
Hypertext Guide to English Grammar, Mechanics, and Usage Rules Contents: Motivating Examples Find any grammar or usage errors in the following text: "In my heart and my head it makes absolute good sense, logical sense, that if big, violent offenders are out of circulation then they will not be committing those crimes. We are making our very best effort to ensure Virginians are safe." 25 Online Games for English Language Learners GameZone: Dozens of simple, straightforward games about grammar, spelling, and vocabulary reach out to English language learners at all levels. Keep in mind, however, that this site is based in the U.K. and follows a different set of linguistic rules than American English.Vocabulary.co.il:This series of vocabulary and games runs the gamut from elementary to high school levels of proficiency. Each is recommended for both native speakers as well as students learning English as a second or third (or more) language.Power Words:PBS’ WordGirl and her simian sidekick Captain Huggy Face do battle against Fair City’s most sinister citizens, but it’s up to players to determine the course of the action. Picking the wrong words means letting the villains follow through with their sneaky plots.LearnEnglish Kids:The British Council presents a suite of super cool games covering different elements of the English language.
HyperGrammar 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. David Megginson was then responsible for editing the grammar and exercises and for converting them to SGML.
William Shakespeare Biography for Kids – To be or not to be « William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon, England on April 23, 1564. He most likely attended King Edward VI Grammar School in Stratford, where he learned Latin grammar and literature. In 1582, he married 26 year-old Anne Hathaway at the age of 18.
Simple Past [VERB+ed] or irregular verbs Examples: You called Debbie. Did you call Debbie? You did not call Debbie. Complete List of Simple Past Forms Grammar These OWL resources will help you use correct grammar in your writing. This area includes resources on grammar topics, such as count and noncount nouns, articles (a versus an), subject-verb agreement, and prepositions. Grammar-related exercises can be found here. Spelling This resource covers common spelling errors including accept/except, ei/ie, noun plurals, and –ible/able. Numbers William Shakespeare - Biography - Poet, Playwright - Biography.com William Shakespeare, often called the English national poet, is widely considered the greatest dramatist of all time. Synopsis William Shakespeare was baptized on April 26, 1564, in Stratford-upon-Avon, England.
Verbs and Verbals auxiliary || gerunds || infinitives || irregular || linking || mood || auxiliary || participles || phrasal || causative || factitive ||sequence || tense There are separate sections on Definitions Verbs carry the idea of being or action in the sentence. Comparing Friends Comparing Friends Complete the text with the comparative form of the adjectives in brackets. I've got two very good friends, Peter and Sharon, and they are totally different. For example, Peter is much (tall) than Sharon and he's (thin) too. He's also (energetic) and plays a lot of sport. Sharon is (musical) than Peter - in fact she's generally (artistic).