English Grammar Boot Camp

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English Grammar Boot Camp

2016

English Grammar Boot Camp takes you on an enjoyable exploration of the essential aspects of English grammar. These spirited and accessible lectures offer a comprehensive core training in all of the key elements of grammar and...

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Anne Curzan

In This Series

Why Do We Care about Grammar?
Episode 1
Why Do We Care about Grammar?
Prescriptivism: Grammar Shoulds and Shouldn’ts
Episode 2
Prescriptivism: Grammar Shoulds and Shouldn’ts
Descriptivism: How Grammar Really Works
Episode 3
Descriptivism: How Grammar Really Works
Re Phrasing
Episode 4
Re Phrasing
Fewer Octopuses or Less Octopi?
Episode 5
Fewer Octopuses or Less Octopi?
Between You and Your Pronouns
Episode 6
Between You and Your Pronouns
Which Hunting
Episode 7
Which Hunting
A(n) Historical Issue
Episode 8
A(n) Historical Issue
Funnest Lecture Ever
Episode 9
Funnest Lecture Ever
Going, Going, Went
Episode 10
Going, Going, Went
Object Lessons
Episode 11
Object Lessons
Shall We?
Episode 12
Shall We?
Passive Voice Was Corrected
Episode 13
Passive Voice Was Corrected
Only Adverbs
Episode 14
Only Adverbs
No Ifs, Ands, or Buts
Episode 15
No Ifs, Ands, or Buts
However to Use However
Episode 16
However to Use However
Squirrels and Prepositions
Episode 17
Squirrels and Prepositions
Stranded Prepositions
Episode 18
Stranded Prepositions
The Dangers of Danglers
Episode 19
The Dangers of Danglers
Navigating the Choppy Paragraph
Episode 20
Navigating the Choppy Paragraph
What Part of Speech is Um?
Episode 21
What Part of Speech is Um?
Duck, Duck, Comma, and Duck
Episode 22
Duck, Duck, Comma, and Duck
Its/It’s Confusing
Episode 23
Its/It’s Confusing
Trending Language
Episode 24
Trending Language