English Grammar Tutorials from Khan Academy

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Lecture 1
Introduction to Grammar
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Introduction to Grammar
Khan Academy Grammarian David Rheinstrom welcomes you to his favorite topic: the study of language, its rules, and its conventions. By understanding English – by speaking it, by writing it, by reading this very sentence – you are a grammarian yourself!

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Lecture 2
Introduction to nouns | The parts of speech
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Introduction to nouns | The parts of speech
Meet the most common English part of speech: the noun.

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Lecture 3
Introduction to singular and plural nouns
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Introduction to singular and plural nouns
Learn the difference between singular and plural nouns.

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Lecture 4
Irregular plural nouns |– -f to -ves | The parts of speech
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Irregular plural nouns |– -f to -ves | The parts of speech
The plural of "dog" is "dogs", but what is the plural of "leaf"? Khan Academy's resident grammarian explains.

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Lecture 5
Irregular plural nouns |– words that end in -en
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Irregular plural nouns |– words that end in -en
The plural of "whale" is "whales", but what's the plural of "child"? David, Khan Academy's resident grammarian, explains.

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Lecture 6
Irregular plural nouns |– base plurals | The parts of speech
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Irregular plural nouns |– base plurals | The parts of speech
Some nouns look the same whether they're singular or plural – these nouns are called "base plurals", and we'll demonstrate how they behave the only way I know how... by using sheep!

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Lecture 7
Common and proper nouns | The parts of speech
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Common and proper nouns | The parts of speech
What's the difference between a common noun and a proper noun?

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Lecture 8
Concrete and abstract nouns | The parts of speech
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Concrete and abstract nouns | The parts of speech
The difference between concrete and abstract nouns can be a little fuzzy. Let's start by focusing on the word origins of "concrete" and "abstract", and see if that gives us a way in.

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Lecture 9
Irregular plural nouns | the MUTANT PLURALS
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Irregular plural nouns | the MUTANT PLURALS
English has seven words that behave very strangely when you change them from the singular to the plural. These are called THE MUTANT PLURALS of English. They're super cool.

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Lecture 10
Irregular plural nouns |– foreign plurals | The parts of speech
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Irregular plural nouns |– foreign plurals | The parts of speech
You don't need to know how to speak Latin and Greek in order to understand English, but some words in English come from those languages. It's helpful to know how some Greek and Latin words change from singular to plural.

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Lecture 11
BONUS VIDEO |– Origin of the Mutant Plural
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BONUS VIDEO |– Origin of the Mutant Plural
Why does "goose" become "geese" and "foot" become "feet"? David the Grammarian and Jake the Linguist explain.

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Lecture 12
Introduction to verbs | The parts of speech
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Introduction to verbs | The parts of speech
Let's explore what verbs are, and what they do! David, KA's Grammar Fellow, explains.

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Lecture 13
Introduction to agreement | The parts of speech
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Introduction to agreement | The parts of speech
When you match up the subject of a sentence with a verb, it's called 'agreement'. Here's how it works!

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Lecture 14
Introduction to verb tense | The parts of speech
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Introduction to verb tense | The parts of speech
An understanding of verb tense will make you into a TIME WIZARD, with the ability to control the past, the present, and the future – with your words, anyway.

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Lecture 15
The present tense | The parts of speech
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The present tense | The parts of speech
How do we talk about things that are happening right now?

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Lecture 16
The past tense | The parts of speech
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The past tense | The parts of speech
When you want to talk about events that have already happened, you use the past tense.

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Lecture 17
The future tense | The parts of speech
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The future tense | The parts of speech
When you want to talk about the future in English, you use the future tense.

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Lecture 18
Helping verbs | The parts of speech
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Helping verbs | The parts of speech
We've established that verbs can show actions and link ideas together. Now, let's talk about how some verbs can be used to help other verbs.

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Lecture 19
Linking verbs | The parts of speech
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Linking verbs | The parts of speech
In a previous video, we established that one thing verbs can do is show actions, like "the bear runs." Verbs can also link ideas to one another, like "the bear looks cheerful."

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Lecture 20
Introduction to irregular verbs | The parts of speech
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Introduction to irregular verbs | The parts of speech
Words like "walk" and "look" are regular verbs – they behave in a predictable way. But there's a whole class of words in English, called irregular verbs, that are harder to predict. David, KA's Grammar Fellow, explains.

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Lecture 21
The funky -ed irregular verb | The parts of speech
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The funky -ed irregular verb | The parts of speech
These are the most regular of the irregular verbs; while they don't behave exactly like regular verbs, like present tense "walk" become past tense "walked", they do maintain the "-ed" sound. It's just spelled differently.

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Lecture 22
The vowel-shift irregular verb | The parts of speech
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The vowel-shift irregular verb | The parts of speech
This group of irregular verbs have vowel sounds that change in a predictable way, when they go from the present to the past tense.

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Lecture 23
The irregular verb gets taken for a ride
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The irregular verb gets taken for a ride
This group of irregular verbs have vowel sounds that change in a predictable way, when they go from the present to the past tense.

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Lecture 24
The truly irregular verbs | The parts of speech
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The truly irregular verbs | The parts of speech
Some irregular verbs just won't be categorized. They don't fit into neat little boxes. These are those verbs.

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Lecture 25
Introduction to verb aspect | The parts of speech
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Introduction to verb aspect | The parts of speech
If verb tense allows you to control the past, the present, and the future, then aspect gives you even finer control over time. David, Khan Academy's resident grammarian, explains.

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Lecture 26
Simple Aspect | The parts of speech
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Simple Aspect | The parts of speech
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Lecture 27
Progressive Aspect | The parts of speech
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Progressive Aspect | The parts of speech
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Lecture 28
Perfect Aspect | The parts of speech
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Perfect Aspect | The parts of speech
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Lecture 29
Perfect progressive aspect | The parts of speech
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Perfect progressive aspect | The parts of speech
We use the perfect progressive aspect to talk about an action that was once ongoing, but has since completed, like "I had been waiting for twenty minutes."

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Lecture 30
Modal verbs | The parts of speech
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Modal verbs | The parts of speech
There's a class of helper verbs known as modals that we use to express a bunch of conditions: we can use them to give advice, make guesses at how necessary or likely something is, make requests of people, and so on. They're super useful.

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Lecture 31
What is a pronoun? | The parts of speech
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What is a pronoun? | The parts of speech
Pronouns are words that can replace nouns, like the way "it" replaces "elephant" in "I looked at the elephant. It was grey."

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Lecture 32
Personal pronouns | The parts of speech
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Personal pronouns | The parts of speech
Let's meet the personal pronouns!

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Lecture 33
Possessive pronouns | The parts of speech
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Possessive pronouns | The parts of speech
We can use pronouns to show possession relationships, describing what things belong to which people, like "her shoe" or "the book is mine." Possessive pronouns come in two flavors: adjective and noun! David, KA's resident grammarian, covers the difference between them.

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Lecture 34
Reflexive pronouns | The parts of speech
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Reflexive pronouns | The parts of speech
We use reflexive pronouns (like "herself" and "ourselves") when the subject and the object of a sentence are the same thing. David, KA's Grammar Fellow, explains.

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Lecture 35
Relative pronouns | The parts of speech
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Relative pronouns | The parts of speech
We use the relative pronouns to connect clauses together, like "the man *who sold the world* is coming over for dinner." David, KA's Grammar Fellow, explains.

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Lecture 36
That versus which | The parts of speech
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That versus which | The parts of speech
Much has been made of the distinction between "that" and "which" in English, but it can mostly be summed up in two points: 1. "That" doesn't work so well with commas. 2. "Which" doesn't work so well with people. David the Grammarian explains.

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Lecture 37
Who versus whom | The parts of speech
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Who versus whom | The parts of speech
When do you use who, and when do you use whom? David, KA's grammarian, explains.

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Lecture 38
Subject and object pronouns | The parts of speech
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Subject and object pronouns | The parts of speech
Before we get any further with pronouns, let's cover what the difference between a subject and an object pronoun is, because the distinction between those two concepts will start coming up a good deal.

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Lecture 39
Grammatical person and pronouns | The parts of speech
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Grammatical person and pronouns | The parts of speech
There's this idea in grammar called grammatical person that helps describe who's being talked about in a sentence. David, KA's Grammar Fellow, explains.

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Lecture 40
Pronoun number | The parts of speech
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Pronoun number | The parts of speech
The difference between something being singular or plural is what we call 'grammatical number' in English. Here's how that idea applies to pronouns!

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Lecture 41
Indefinite Pronouns | The parts of speech
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Indefinite Pronouns | The parts of speech
David, Khan Academy's Grammar Fellow, covers three nifty features of indefinite pronouns, which are pronouns that are just a little vague, y'know?

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Lecture 42
Emphatic pronouns | The parts of speech
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Emphatic pronouns | The parts of speech
Sometimes we use reflexive pronouns like "myself" and "ourselves" for emphasis in a sentence, like, "If you won't help me, then I'll do it myself!" KA's Grammar Fellow, David, explains this usage.

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Lecture 43
BONUS VIDEO | Singular They | The parts of speech
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BONUS VIDEO | Singular They | The parts of speech
You may have been hearing a lot about the "singular they" recently. But what is it? How does it work, what is its history, and is it grammatical? Let's find out.

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Lecture 44
Intro to adjectives | The parts of speech
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Intro to adjectives | The parts of speech
Adjectives are the words we use to modify nouns. David explains how, with the help of a bear.

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Lecture 45
Intro to articles | The parts of speech
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Intro to articles | The parts of speech
Articles—words like the, a, and an—are special adjectives we use to indicate whether a noun is specific or not specific.

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Lecture 46
Definite and indefinite articles | The parts of speech
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Definite and indefinite articles | The parts of speech
Let's meet the personal pronouns!

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Lecture 47
Intro to adverbs | The parts of speech
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Intro to adverbs | The parts of speech
Adverbs are a kind of modifier that you can use to change verbs or adjectives, like 'very' or 'carefully'.

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Lecture 48
Adjective order | The parts of speech
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Adjective order | The parts of speech
Learn about the adjective order of Standard American English and your new favorite memory aid: DOSA-SCOMP.

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Lecture 49
Adjectives and commas | Adjectives
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Adjectives and commas | Adjectives
When using more than one adjective, sometimes you put a comma between them and sometimes you don't. Learn how to tell when you need a comma in this video!

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Lecture 50
Intro to the comparative and the superlative | The parts of speech
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Intro to the comparative and the superlative | The parts of speech
Find out how to be "happier" or even "the happiest!"

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Lecture 51
Forming comparative and superlative modifiers | The parts of speech
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Forming comparative and superlative modifiers | The parts of speech
Learn how to form and use comparative and superlative modifiers.

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Lecture 52
Relative adverbs | The parts of speech
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Relative adverbs | The parts of speech
Relative adverbs connect chunks of sentences together. Find out how that works!

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Lecture 53
Intensifiers and adverbs of degree | The parts of speech
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Intensifiers and adverbs of degree | The parts of speech
Words like 'very' and 'slightly' are examples of intensifiers and adverbs of degree. Here's how they work!

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Lecture 54
Meet the preposition | The parts of speech
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Meet the preposition | The parts of speech
Prepositions help show us where things are in space and time.

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Lecture 55
Prepositions of space | The parts of speech
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Prepositions of space | The parts of speech
Some prepositions help describe relationships between objects and their locations in space. David explains how!

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Lecture 56
Prepositions of time | The parts of speech
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Prepositions of time | The parts of speech
Some prepositions help describe moments in time. Learn more and enhance your powers of time wizardry!

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Lecture 57
Prepositions of neither space nor time | The parts of speech
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Prepositions of neither space nor time | The parts of speech
Some prepositions describe relationships between people or things. These prepositions don’t include information about time or space.

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Lecture 58
Compound prepositions | The parts of speech
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Compound prepositions | The parts of speech
These prepositions are called compound prepositions, or multisyllabic prepositions. Like most prepositions, they have both literal and figurative meanings. David explains.

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Lecture 59
Prepositional phrases | The parts of speech
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Prepositional phrases | The parts of speech
Prepositional phrases are word chunks that begin with a preposition.

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Lecture 60
Terminal prepositions | The parts of speech
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Terminal prepositions | The parts of speech
It's totally okay to end sentences with prepositions! David, Khan Academy's grammarian-in-chief, explains the history and the context behind this long-held grammar myth.

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Lecture 61
Coordinating conjunctions | The parts of speech
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Coordinating conjunctions | The parts of speech
Coordinating conjunctions connect parts of sentences to each other. David explains how.

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Lecture 62
Subordinating conjunctions | The parts of speech
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Subordinating conjunctions | The parts of speech
Subordinating conjunctions join two parts of complex sentences––independent clauses to dependent clauses. David explains how.

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Lecture 63
Correlative conjunctions | The parts of speech
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Correlative conjunctions | The parts of speech
Correlative conjunctions work in pairs to connect parts of sentences. David teaches you how they do it!

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Lecture 64
Beginning sentences with conjunctions | The parts of speech
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Beginning sentences with conjunctions | The parts of speech
Is it okay to begin a sentence with a conjunction like "but" or "because"? Yes. David explains why.

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Lecture 65
Three ways to end a sentence | Punctuation
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Three ways to end a sentence | Punctuation
David and Paige, KA’s resident grammarians, introduce the three ways to end a sentence: the period, the exclamation point, and the question mark.

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Lecture 66
Meet the Comma | Punctuation
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Meet the Comma | Punctuation
David and Paige introduce you to the superhero of the punctuation world: the comma! Practice this yourself on Khan Academy right now: .

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Lecture 67
Salutations and valedictions | Punctuation
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Salutations and valedictions | Punctuation
David and Paige, KA’s resident grammarians, talk about how to address and sign off on letters using commas!

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Lecture 68
Commas in space and time | The Comma | Punctuation
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Commas in space and time | The Comma | Punctuation
Learn how to use commas when writing addresses (in space) and dates (in time).

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Lecture 69
Commas and introductory elements | Punctuation
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Commas and introductory elements | Punctuation
In English, you use commas to separate introductory elements from the rest of a sentence. Find out how with David and Paige!

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Lecture 70
Punctuating a list | Punctuation
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Punctuating a list | Punctuation
Learn how to use commas to punctuate a written list of people, things, actions, or events.

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Lecture 71
More uses for commas | Punctuation
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More uses for commas | Punctuation
David and Paige, KA’s resident grammarians, discuss tag questions, yes and no statements, and direct address -- all situations where the comma is super useful.

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Lecture 72
Commas in dialogue | Punctuation
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Commas in dialogue | Punctuation
“Today we’re going to talk about using commas in dialogue,” said David and Paige, KA’s resident grammarians.

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Lecture 73
Appositives | Punctuation
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Appositives | Punctuation
David and Paige, KA’s resident grammarians, cover appositives and how to use commas along with them.

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Lecture 74
BONUS: The Oxford comma | Punctuation
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BONUS: The Oxford comma | Punctuation
David and Paige tackle the great comma debate of our time: Oxford comma or no Oxford comma?

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Lecture 75
Introduction to the apostrophe | The Apostrophe | Punctuation
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Introduction to the apostrophe | The Apostrophe | Punctuation
David and Paige, KA’s resident grammarians, introduce a new piece of punctuation: the apostrophe!

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Lecture 76
Introduction to contractions | The Apostrophe | Punctuation
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Introduction to contractions | The Apostrophe | Punctuation
Apostrophes are great at standing in for missing letters, allowing us to shorten words. Paige and David discuss contractions and the Principle of Least Effort.

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Lecture 77
Introduction to the possessive | The Apostrophe | Punctuation
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Introduction to the possessive | The Apostrophe | Punctuation
Apostrophes can help show when something belongs to someone. Paige and David explain how!

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Lecture 78
Possession for words ending in “s” | The Apostrophe | Punctuation
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Possession for words ending in “s” | The Apostrophe | Punctuation
Do words that end in "s" still need _'s_ to show possession? David and Paige explain!

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Lecture 79
Advanced (plural) possession | The Apostrophe | Punctuation
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Advanced (plural) possession | The Apostrophe | Punctuation
Paige and David talk about using apostrophes to show that something belongs to multiple people.

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Lecture 80
Apostrophes and plurals | The Apostrophe | Punctuation
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Apostrophes and plurals | The Apostrophe | Punctuation
There is *one* extremely rare case in which we use apostrophes to make things plural. David and Paige, KA's resident grammarians, discuss this unusual case.

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Lecture 81
Choosing between its and it’s | The Apostrophe | Punctuation
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Choosing between its and it’s | The Apostrophe | Punctuation
David and Paige explain the meaning of two English words that look and sound very similar but act very different: _its_ and _it's_.

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Lecture 82
BONUS: History of the apostrophe | The Apostrophe | Punctuation
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BONUS: History of the apostrophe | The Apostrophe | Punctuation
The apostrophe has a bizarre history, including being the name for something that's not really related to grammar at all. David, Paige, and special guest Jake explain.


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Lecture 83
BONUS: History of the possessive apostrophe | The Apostrophe | Punctuation
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BONUS: History of the possessive apostrophe | The Apostrophe | Punctuation
David, Paige, and Jake cover the fascinating history of the possessive apostrophe. Stay tuned for this bonus video!


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Lecture 84
How to use italics and underlines | Punctuation
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How to use italics and underlines | Punctuation
Learn how to use italics and underlines when writing the titles of works or when emphasizing a particular word or phrase.

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Punctuation on Khan Academy: Punctuation is the collection of squiggles, dots, and lines that we use to separate sentences and their parts. Is a question mark punctuation? Yes, and so is an exclamation point!


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Lecture 85
Using quotation marks in titles | Punctuation
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Using quotation marks in titles | Punctuation
Learn how to use quotation marks to title things like poems, songs, and episodes of TV shows.

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Punctuation on Khan Academy: Punctuation is the collection of squiggles, dots, and lines that we use to separate sentences and their parts. Is a question mark punctuation? Yes, and so is an exclamation point!

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Lecture 86
Dashes | Punctuation
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Dashes | Punctuation
Dashes are like little actors—they can behave like colons, pairs of commas, or parentheses. Learn how to use them in this video!

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Punctuation on Khan Academy: Punctuation is the collection of squiggles, dots, and lines that we use to separate sentences and their parts. Is a question mark punctuation? Yes, and so is an exclamation point!

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Lecture 87
Hyphens vs. dashes | Punctuation
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Hyphens vs. dashes | Punctuation
Hyphens and dashes look pretty similar, but their uses are very different! Learn when to use each one in this video.

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Punctuation on Khan Academy: Punctuation is the collection of squiggles, dots, and lines that we use to separate sentences and their parts. Is a question mark punctuation? Yes, and so is an exclamation point!

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Lecture 88
Parentheses | Punctuation
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Parentheses | Punctuation
Parentheses set off extra information (such as a writer's remarks, an interruption, or a reference) from the rest of a sentence. Learn how to use them in this video!

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Punctuation on Khan Academy: Punctuation is the collection of squiggles, dots, and lines that we use to separate sentences and their parts. Is a question mark punctuation? Yes, and so is an exclamation point!

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Lecture 89
Ellipses | Punctuation
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Ellipses | Punctuation
Ellipses are three little dots that we use to show a pause or that a portion of a quote has been removed. Learn how to use them in this video.

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Missed the previous lesson? Watch here: https://www.khanacademy.org/miscellaneous-punctuation/v/hyph...

Punctuation on Khan Academy: Punctuation is the collection of squiggles, dots, and lines that we use to separate sentences and their parts. Is a question mark punctuation? Yes, and so is an exclamation point!

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Lecture 90
BONUS:
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BONUS: "FANBOYS," a mnemonic song | Conjunctions | Parts of speech
FANBOYS" is a mnemonic device you can use to help remember the coordinating conjunctions of English.

Team Grammar made this video, figuring that we couldn't very well cover conjunctions without writing a song, now could we?

If you're moved to make your own version, send it our way at [email protected]; we're excited to hear what you do!