If you want to learn more about adverbs, read this handy guide on how to use them.
There are many different types of nouns – find out what they are, and how to use them, here.
Sentences, Clauses, and Phrases
Sentences, clauses, and phrases are essential parts of writing: use this section to make sure you're using them correctly.
Verbs are a very important type of word that we all use. If you've ever wondered what they are, or how they're used, this page explains all.
And, but, because: what’s the difference between subordinating and coordinating conjunctions?
Explore a quick overview of what determiners and possessive determiners are.
Exclamations! We all know that they’re among the most excitable words and phrases; take a closer look at some examples and when you might want to use them.
Prepositions are often very small words, but that doesn’t stop them having a lot of different roles. Learn more with our guidelines to prepositions.
She, him, I, that… they’re all examples of pronouns. Our page takes a look at the difference between subjective, objective, possessive, and reflexive pronouns.
Word classes (or parts of speech)
Do you know how many parts of speech there are in English, and how to use all of them? Find out with our guide to English word classes.
Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
How did the orangutan get its name? What about the aardvark or the squirrel? We delve into the jungle of animal etymologies.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.