In the Basic Cozy Grammar Course, Marie gives a handy trick for remembering what a transitive verb is: TRANSITive verbs are like TRANSIT systems. Take a peek to see why!
In the Basic Cozy Grammar Course, Marie gives a simple introduction to tenses. Tense is simply a change in the form of a verb to show whether the time being discussed is the past, present, or future.
In the Basic Cozy Grammar Course, Marie introduces phrasal comparisons for three-syllable adjectives such as “beautiful.” When forming comparatives and superlatives with three-syllable adjectives, we use more and most and less and least.
Here’s a thought nugget from Thomas that draws on a line from the Tamil poet Avvaiyar: “The goddess of learning keeps learning.”
In the Basic Cozy Grammar Course, Marie explains how to form the degrees of comparison for two-syllable adjectives such as “pretty.” Take a peek!
In the Basic Cozy Grammar Course, Marie explains what pronouns are and explains two kinds of pronouns: subjective and interrogative. Take a peek!
In this excerpt from the Intermediate Cozy Grammar Course, Marie introduces the concept of subjective complements.
During a virtual classroom visit, Thomas answered a question about why we need grammar in the first place. Why is it important and how can it help us?
Here’s a handy trick for remembering how the possessive case or genitive case always changes the form of nouns in the English language. Take a peek!
We are delighted to release the updated and greatly expanded Intermediate Cozy Grammar Course, Level One. Here’s a free preview!
Mark K. recently shared a sentence, asking whether it was correct say “were the heyday” or “was the heyday” about a period of time. Take a peek at his example & our answer about verb agreement.
In this excerpt from the Intermediate Cozy Grammar Course, Marie introduces the concept of compound objects.
In the Basic Cozy Grammar Course, Marie gives a life-affirming answer to the question of when grammar is important—and also when not!
In this excerpt from the Intermediate Cozy Grammar Course, Marie gives a handy way to find the objects of prepositions.
Zion asks, “If gerunds end in ING, is ‘singing’ in ‘My mother is singing’ a gerund?” Here’s some guidance from Thomas about gerunds and participles. Take a listen!
Thomas shares a surprisingly potent tip for paying attention to a lecture or speech. It has to do with anticipation.