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  • Lies Your Grammar Teacher Told You: Singular and Plural

    I recently shared a photo across my social media accounts of the grammar textbook that I currently use with my oldest....

    InformationHeather JohnsonApril 6, 2019
  • A Short History of ‘You’

    “What’s wrong with you?” posits the Oxford Dictionaries. But, seriously, what’s up with the oddness that is the second person personal...

    English PronounsHeather JohnsonMarch 12, 2019
  • Using Demonstrative Determiners as Determinatives

    Demonstrative determiners belong to a closed class of words call determiners. Determiners provide information such as familiarity, location, quantity, and number...

    English DeterminersHeather JohnsonJuly 22, 2013
  • Third Person Singular Simple Present Verbs

    The simple present tense in English expresses habits and routines, general facts and truths, and thoughts and feelings. In all but...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonMay 15, 2013
  • The English Demonstrative Pronoun System

    Demonstrative pronouns are a type of pronoun that take the place of another word, phrase, or clause. Like demonstrative determiners, demonstrative...

    English PronounsHeather JohnsonApril 1, 2013