English Grammar Blog

in the English grammar blog you can get updates to all the new additions to the site of Grammar Wiz.

The blog provides training on all aspects of grammar such as clauses, tenses, phrases, punctuation, sentence structure and much more.

Jul 07, 2020

Pronoun Reference: Replacing a noun or noun phrase

Pronoun reference in English grammar refers to the practice of replacing a noun or noun phrase in a sentence with its appropriate pronoun.

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May 09, 2020

Ellipsis in English Grammar: Situational and Textual

Ellipsis in English grammar is the omission of a words or words from a sentences because the meaning is clear without them. There are two types: situational ellipsis and textual ellipsis.

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May 02, 2020

Substitution and Ellipsis: Differences Explained

Substitution and ellipsis have similar purposes in that they prevent repetition in a sentence. However, while the former involved using a difference word, ellipsis involves leaving out the word.

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Apr 28, 2020

Substitution in English Grammar

Substitution in English grammar is when we replace a word or phrase previously used with another word or phrase in order to avoid repetition. This will improve your writing style.

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Apr 18, 2020

Nominalisation Practice: Changing Verbs and Adjectives to Nouns

In this nominalisation practice quiz you are given sentences which you then have to change into nominalised sentences by changing the verbs or adjectives to nouns

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Apr 15, 2020

Reduced Relative Clauses - Past and Present Participles

Reduced relative clauses are created by changing the clause to a present or past participle phrase or by using adjectives. The grammar rules are quite complex.

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Mar 29, 2020

Nominalisation in English Grammar: High Level Writing Tips

Nominalisation is an important aspect of academic writing. This lesson teachers you what this is and how you can use it effectively in your writing.

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Mar 28, 2020

Tenses Quiz - Test your knowledge of all the different tenses

In this tenses quiz you have to choose which tense should go in the gap of the sentence. This tests you on all the tenses: Past, Present, and Future

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Feb 23, 2020

8 Parts of Speech in English Grammar

The 8 parts of speech are Nouns, Adjectives, Adverbs, Verbs, Prepositions, Pronouns, Conjunctions, and Interjections. Learn about the function of each of these grammatical categories.

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Feb 06, 2020

Identifying Parts of Speech Quiz

In this identifying parts of speech quiz you have to identify the 8 parts of speech: nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions, and interjections.

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Feb 02, 2020

Phrases and Clauses Quiz

In this phrases and clauses quiz you have to decide in each sentence whether the highlighted part is a phrase or a clause. Phrases have no subject-verb, whereas clauses do.

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Jan 29, 2020

Direct and Indirect Objects: The Differences

Direct and indirect objects are key parts of most sentences. A direct object is the receiver of action while indirect object identifies to or for whom or what the action of the verb is performed.

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Jan 29, 2020

Parts of a Sentence: Subject, Verbs, Objects, Predicates, Complements

The main parts of a sentence are subjects, verbs, objects, predicates, and subject complements. All of these have a specific purpose within the structure of a sentence.

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Dec 21, 2019

Pronoun antecedent agreement quiz: Practice Exercise

This pronoun antecedent agreement quiz focuses on confusing words such as neither, some, anyone, everyone, which often causes problems for English Learners.

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Nov 05, 2019

Phrasal Verb Examples: See how they are used in sentences

These phrasal verbs examples show you how the verbs are actually used in sentences so give you a clear understanding of these phrases in context

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