What is grammar?

Find out if language can exist without grammar.

How to use tenses

Learn how to use tenses and the differences between past, present and future.

Past v present tense

Have a look at how to use the present tense when constructing your sentences.

How to write a complex sentence

Learn how to write complex sentences to flesh out a short sentence, and add more detail or meaning.

How to link ideas in sentences

Learn how to link ideas in writing by using conjunctions to link two ideas, contrast them or show cause and effect.

How to use the active or passive voice

Find out how and when to use the passive voice in your writing.

How to punctuate independent clauses

An article featuring advice and guidance on how to use commas to punctuate sentences.

Modal verbs

Find out how to use modal verbs in this KS3 guide.

How to use subordinating conjunctions

Find out what subordinating conjunctions are and how to use them in this KS3 guide.

What is an adjective?

Learn more about adjectives, including descriptive, quantitative, superlative and comparative adjectives.

What is a noun?

Discover what a noun is in this step-by-step from KS3 English.

What is a verb?

Learn about verbs in this KS3 guide.

How to use paragraphs

Learn how to use paragraphs to link ideas and sentences.