Well, these little munchkins are the final hoorah for sentence structures. Something of a curtain call: everything comes out to […]
Complex sentences have one independent clause and one (or more) dependent clause(s). The reason we have complex sentences is to […]
A compound sentence is made up of two independent clauses. Lucy is tired. She will go to bed soon. 1 […]
A simple sentence isn’t necessarily as simple as it sounds – it doesn’t have to be short, nor does it […]
Following last week’s introduction to the independent clauses, here we have the younger brother: the dependent clause. A dependent clause, […]
Let’s go reeeaaalllly slowly. First off: all (proper!) sentences need at least one clause. What on earth is a clause? […]
As part of my teaching at the University of Salzburg, I am faced with something that comes naturally, but something […]
Word automatically forces you to add a space between paragraghs and doesn’t indent at the beginning of each line, which, […]
Across the internet, there is a range of spellings for e-mail, but I will argue, till I’m blue in the face, that it must be spelled with a hyphen: e-mail.
Back in the day, the internet wasn’t considered a proper noun, so wasn’t capitalised.