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Grammar Guide 3 - Back to Basics - Verbs

Welcome back to week 3 of Back to Basics!  Thank you for the great comments on our first two features! This week is all about the action (and everyone knows action sells)... verbs! Verbs are words that indicate action or states of being.  Types of Verbs Action Verbs - verbs that show movement or change. Billy jumped onto the wagon. Verbs of Being - verbs that express a state, usually a form of "to be" The boy was hungry.

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Grammar Guide 2 - Back to Basics - Adjectives

Wow!  Thanks for all the replies on week 1!  Ready for Week 2 of the Grammar Guide?  This week is Back to Basics: Adjectives An adjective modifies a noun or pronoun to give more information about a person, place, or thing. Adjectives answer such things as:  which one? what kind? how many? There are few different kinds of adjectives: Articles Can be definite or indefinite and they point out or refer to a person, place, or thing Definite articl

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Grammar Guide 1 - Back to Basics - Nouns

Welcome to a brand new weekly writing feature: Grammar Guide. If you are anything like me, you have probably not put much thought into the structure of language since you first learned it in the early days of your education.  (What used to be called grammar school).  As an adult now playing in the writing space, it has become a more pressing concern.  Understanding how things go together makes it easier to bend things to your will.  If you don't remember the terms Interrogatives, Articles,

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