Student Using the YourDictionary Grammar Tools
At YourDictionary we believe that information is power. To build on your power to understand or teach English grammar we have many different types of grammar tools including:
- Informative grammar articles - rules, tips and examples of grammar basics
- Fun grammar infographics - graphics showing the grammar rules with tips and examples
- Easy-to-use grammar charts - handy reference charts showing the various grammar options
- Helpful grammar worksheets and quizzes - test your knowledge and check your answers
So, whether you are a student, parent or teacher, YourDictionary has the tools to make grammar easier to understand.
YourDictionary articles include information, infographics, charts, worksheets and quizzes which can be handy tools for learning and teaching grammar. To make your research and lesson planning easier we have listed links of some of these most popular tools.
YourDictionary grammar articles contain information on grammar rules, tips and examples. Articles include explanations of how to use parts of speech, punctuation, capitalization, sentence construction and spelling.
Some of the most popular articles include:
- Affect vs. Effect Grammar Rules
- 100 Most Often Misspelled Words in English
- List of 100 Adverbs
- List of Conjunctions
Once you found the article with the information you were looking for, be sure to search on YourDictionary for more information on the subject including examples articles with more ideas on how to use a particular element of grammar.
Infographics make it fun to learn grammar. They take the grammar rules and present them in a colorful graphic format.
YourDictionary has several fun infographics on grammar on popular subjects including:
- Commonly Misspelled or Misused Words
- Managing the Punctuation Jungle
- Top 10 Grammar Errors
- Top 10 Rules of Subject Verb Agreement
- How to Navigate Through Antonyms, Synonyms, Homonyms and Homophones
- Active vs. Passive Voice
- Metaphors and Similes
- How To Be a Word Detective
- How to Use Word Lists and Flash Cards
All of the infographics on YourDictionary are .pdf files so you can easily print them for your use, either as a handout or a classroom chart.
A chart can be a powerful tool to learn or teach grammar. It can provide a comparison of different types or show grammatical variations of a specific word.
YourDictionary has an ever-growing collection of grammar charts which are presented as visual aids with grammar articles. Charts include:
- Examples of Parts of Speech
- Adjectives for Tone, Feelings & Emotions
- Personal Adjectives
- Categories of Antonyms
- 100 Adverbs
- Conjunctive Adverbs
- Types of Conjunctions
- List of Interjections
- Types of Common Nouns
- Types of Nouns
- Examples of Nouns
- List of Prepositions
- English Tenses
- Regular Verbs
- Irregular Verbs
- Singular and Plural Irregular Verbs
- Linking Verbs
- Conjugate Progressive Verb Tenses
- Comparison of Bibliography Styles
- Commonly Misspelled Words
All the above charts are .pdf files; so, they can be easily printed for your use, either as a handout or a classroom chart.
YourDictionary has lots of worksheets and quizzes to provide that extra power punch you need to learn or teach grammar. They are included as a part of an article as a .pdf file. The article includes the answers.
Some of the most popular grammar articles with worksheets include:
- Common and Proper Nouns
- Possessive Pronoun Practice
- Predicate Worksheet
- Irregular Verb Worksheet
- Compound Word Practice
Some of the most popular quizzes include:
- Adjective Quiz
- Adverb Quiz
- Capitalization Quiz
- Demonstrative Pronoun Quiz
- Noun Test
- Pronoun Quiz
- Type of Noun Quiz
Many of the worksheets and quizzes are .pdf files and can be printed easily to use during study or as an activity in the classroom.
Slideshows are a fun way to visit specific grammar issues. Photos, helpful info and links back to more detailed info on YourDictionary combine to give you an easy way to learn or teach grammar.
Some of the more popular grammar slideshows include:
- 25 Misused Words that Make You Sound (Or Look) Dumb
- Insure, Ensure and Assure: What's the Difference?
- Affect vs. Effect: What's the Difference?
- 5 Grammar Hacks to Improve Your Grammar
- 5 Grammar Mistakes That Could Be Embarrassing...or Worse
- 5 Grammar Errors That Will Tick Off Any Teacher
- 7 Grammar Mistakes That Make You Look Dumb
- 6 Grammar Lessons to Learn from Your Pet
- 14 Punctuation Hacks to Make You Look Smarter
- 7 Indispensable Tools for Teachers from YourDictionary
- 4 Key Reasons Why You Need a Word List Today
- Are You Guilty of Using the Top 10 Misused Words?
- 5 Ways to Clean Up Your Vocabulary
- 6 Spelling Secrets of English Teachers
- Do You Make These Simple Spelling Mistakes?
- 4 Embarrassing Signs You Are a Really Bad Speller
- Can Your Vocabulary Beat a 5th Grader?
All of these grammar tools are designed to make learning easier. We are constantly adding to the YourDictionary grammar tool library. So, keep checking back to see what's new.