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Jack Allen

Jack Allen

Midwestern State University
English Grammar

English Grammar teacher | Experienced educator in USA

With a specialization in English Grammar from Midwestern State University, my passion lies in unraveling the intricacies of language. As a dedicated educator, I thrive on demystifying grammar's complexities, making it accessible and enjoyable for all learners. With years of experience, I bring clarity and expertise to every session, fostering a deep understanding of language mechanics. Whether it's parsing clauses or dissecting syntax, I am committed to guiding students toward mastery. Let's embark on this journey together, where every question is an opportunity for growth and discovery.

Questions

  • What is a good way to remember hyperbaton?
  • What is the simple rule of thumb to help children remember where apostrophes go?
  • How many semicolons can you use in a sentence?
  • What is the difference between a direct object and an indirect object?
  • What is a prepositional phrase and what is a participial phrase?
  • Are there any prepositions in the following sentence? If there are, what are they?: Before they were performing on stage, the musicians were waiting outside the concert hall.
  • What is the subordinate clause in the following sentence?: He opened the door after hearing the doorbell ring.
  • What is one way that the following sentence can be improved with the addition of an adverb?: The scientists were shocked that someone cloned a woolly mammoth; the scientific community had believed that this would be impossible to accomplish.
  • Is TV a common or proper noun? If it is common, why is it capitalized?
  • What is/are the noun(s) in the following sentence?: We were not sure if the game was canceled.
  • Is the word "woods" considered an collective noun, as in taking a walk in the "woods"?
  • What is/are the noun(s) in the following sentence?: The cars were stuck in a traffic jam because the traffic lights were broken.
  • Which interrogative pronoun should replace the blank space in the following sentence?: Does anyone know ___ I should be asking for help?
  • What are some hypothetical or real life examples of existentialism?
  • Is the United States Government a proper noun? United States is, of course capitalized, but is Government also proper and needing to be capitalized in this case?
  • What is the definition of language style?
  • What is zeugma? How is it used?
  • Without DNA, humans wouldn’t exist. Is it wouldn't or won't?
  • When a semicolon is seen in a definition in the dictionary, does it mean "or" or "and"?
  • What is a definite numeral adjective?