We all went through years of school and learned what we could, but the farther we get from that, the less that seems to come back to us. Or maybe it never stuck. Maybe your teacher couldn’t get through to you, or you weren’t in the right space to learn.
Whatever the reason you’re not so sure when it comes to English grammar and writing, this Twitter thread is a fantastic resource for filling in the gaps.
The author has systematized and categorized useful tips and helpful resources for basic English grammar, essay writing, and doing research, conveying the information simply and in digestible chunks that so many people are finding handy.
Below are a few of their helpful tips, tricks and links, so check them out!
12. Auxiliary verbs.
They weaken your sentence, but sometimes you need them.
11. How to extend your essay.
Listen up, college students.
10. Adjectives + prepositions.
Reminders are always nice.
9. Basic rules.
For the beginners among us.
8. More basics.
Because you can never have too many.
7. Collective and partitive nouns.
I learned a thing or two here.
6. Verbs followed by gerunds.
Go ahead and look up “what’s a gerund.”
5. An essay plan.
Organization is key.
4. Collective nouns.
Even the most grammar-minded among us probably learned something!
3. Parts of speech.
I think I remember learning this once upon a time.
2. The finishing touches.
How to put a strong conclusion on your essay.
1. Adding more words to your essay.
Share this one with a friend, why don’t you?
I’m sure we can all think of at least one person who can use it (besides ourselves)!