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Grammar & Sentence Structure

This is a list of resources for grammar and sentence structure help/practice.

Grammar Blast

Have a blast with Grammar Blast! Answer 10 questions and earn up to 100 game points. To play just choose a quiz below.

Grammar Bytes! Grammar Instruction with Attitude

Grammar Bytes! Grammar Instruction with Attitude. Includes detailed terms, interactive exercises, handouts, PowerPoints, and more!

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The Purdue OWL: 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.

The Structure of a Sentence

Remember that every clause is, in a sense, a miniature sentence. A simple sentences contains only a single clause, while a compound sentence, a complex sentence, or a compound-complex sentence contains at least two clauses. The most basic type of sentence is the simple sentence, which contains only one clause.

Grammar: Sentence Structures

Find grammar study help for sentence structures. Study guides and practice exercises will help you review the grammar rules for subjects and predicates, modifiers, simple sentences, complex sentences, and compound sentences.

Definitions of Basic Sentence Parts: Word Functions and Usage Notes

The eight parts of speech - verbs, nouns, pronouns, adverbs, adjectives, prepositions, conjunctions, and interjections - are defined on the pages hyperlinked below. (Some authorities would not list interjections, but would list determiners or articles, instead.) In addition, you can use the Powerpoint presentation on the Parts of Speech .