Lucretia D. from Milwaukee asks, “What is the difference between all ready and already?” Here’s a handy way to remember the difference!
Georgia N from Albuquerque asks, “What are ergative verbs?” As Thomas explains, ergative or ambitransitive verbs are verbs that can be used both transitively and intransitively.
In a recent Ask Cozy Grammar session, Thomas answered a question about filming at the Harry Potter Studio outside London for the Basic Cozy Essay Course.
Hakkim A. asks, “What is a simple way keep from getting adopt and adapt confused?” Here Thomas explores adopt vs adapt vs adept, with three simple ways to remember the difference.
Liam W. asks, “How do you tell the difference between a gerund and a verb?” Here’s simple and clear answer from Thomas.
Konica M. from Mumbai asks, “What is the Difference between the Simple Past Tense and the Past Perfect Tense?” Here’s how to use the simple past and the past perfect or pluperfect tense.
Emory B. asks, “What are tenses in English grammar?” Here’s a surprising answer from Thomas and some creative writing activities for exploring tenses in English.
Komal V. asks, “How do we develop writing skills in young people?” Here Thomas explores 3 ways to make writing more playful and fun writing activities for kids.
Cozy Grammar recently offered a workshop for teachers on how to teach transitive and intransitive verbs in creative and playful ways. Hosted by Digi Phonics in India, this complete workshop explores the hidden power of intransitive verbs and answers questions from teachers.
Juliana R. asks, “What is the difference between accept and except?” Here Thomas explores the difference between these commonly confused words, with clear examples of both accept and except and some handy memory tricks.
Jonathon C. asks, “What is the difference between ability and capacity?” Here Thomas gives an answer that explores ABILITY, CAPACITY, also also another frequently confused word, CAPABILITY.
Carrie V. asks when to use A or AN before a word: “I thought it had to do with vowels, but sometimes people don’t follow this rule. Help!” Here Thomas gives 3 essential tips about A and AN, including in front of the letter H
Natasha W. asks,” What are run-on sentences and comma splices?” Here are three tips from Thomas on how to identify these issues and fix them easily.
In a recent Ask Cozy Grammar session, Angie F. wanted to know more about how to sign on to Cozy Grammar’s courses. Here Thomas gives a step-by-step overview.
To close out this month’s Ask Cozy Grammar session, Thomas reads a poem called “Hands Beyond Hands Beyond Hands” from his book “The Safety of Edges.”
To close out this month’s Ask Cozy Grammar session, Thomas reads a poem called “Sabbath” from his book “The Safety of Edges.”