Parts of Speech

The grammar police You’re probably quite familiar with the “grammar police”—those people who find it necessary to correct any grammar mistake you make. You, in fact, may be a member of the “grammar police” squad yourself, but if you’re not, you probably get a little tired of the corrections. After all, this person understood what you were saying. Why is it necessary to correct?

Usually, members of the “grammar police” squad aren’t necessary. When we speak in informal conversations, as long as we are being understood, the particulars of correctness aren’t really an issue.

However, there are times when correctness is really important, and when you write for an academic audience or a professional audience, correctness is a pretty big deal. The fact is that people judge us based on our writing, and correctness is a part of that. With that in mind, the following pages, which cover grammar and proper usage of the major parts of speech, will be helpful.

The menu list on the left is here for your reference. You may decide to read through this content, start to finish, but if not, and you just need to check on a few points that give you trouble, the information is just a click away.

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