Ava Anderson

Ava Anderson

Albion College
English Grammar

English Grammar teacher | Experienced educator in USA

I am a passionate educator specializing in English Grammar, dedicated to empowering students to excel in language skills. My journey began at Albion College, where I honed my expertise in linguistic nuances and effective communication strategies. With a commitment to fostering a supportive learning environment, I strive to instill confidence and proficiency in grammar among my students. Through personalized instruction and interactive engagement, I aim to cultivate a deep understanding of English grammar principles and their practical applications. Let's embark on this journey together towards mastering the intricacies of language!


  • In this sentence: "Many people insist that our city is the most beautiful in the world," what is the mood of the verb "insist"? A) subjunctive B) imperative C) indicative?
  • What is the proper grammatical way to write "however"? Is it "; however,"?
  • What is one way that the following sentence can be improved with the addition of an adverb?: The last time the movie theater did not play a newly released movie was when it was being run by the old owner.
  • What is the relative pronoun in the following sentence?: The boy who made the first drawing is now making a second one.
  • How can I avoid using passive voice?
  • Are book titles proper nouns?
  • What is the difference between plural and collective nouns?
  • What is the past participle of "wear"? Is it worn or wore?
  • Who wrote the Book of Mormon?
  • What rhetorical device is used in this quote: "A king before, but now a beaten warrior."?
  • Does the comma go inside the quotes? "Ex. "I don't want to eat that," said Mark.
  • Is the following sentence missing any apostrophes? If so, where?: The plays success can only be attributed to its lead actress excellent performance.
  • What is the plural form of "input"?
  • Does the following sentence have any adverbs? If so, where?: Many explorers searched endlessly for new lands.
  • Do all participles end in -ing, whether past or present participles?
  • Can I start a sentence with a number? If so, do have to write the number out, or can I use the numeral (if it is over ten)?
  • "The evening breeze had sprung up...the cordage had begun to sing a little softly to itself and idle sails to rattle to and fro." Is this a simile, metaphor, personification, onomatopoeia or hyperbole? PLEASE HELP!!?
  • How to use semi colons and colons ???
  • What is a song that uses the literary device, litotes?
  • When people say, "No pun intended," what does that mean?