The Write Stuff Video Series: Punctuating Complex Sentences

Illustration by Kwang Choi
Illustration by Kwang Choi

For this video, I wanted to try something different. I’m using the computer instead of the chalkboard to show the two grammar rules for punctuating complex¬†sentences.

Let me know if you like this format or not. Thanks for watching!

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The Write Stuff Video Series: Identifying Independent Clauses

Illustration by Kwang Choi
Illustration by Kwang Choi

As a follow-up to my last video¬†Fixing run-on and comma-splice errors, here is some more instruction on identifying when you have a simple sentence with one subject-predicate set, a compound sentence with two subject-predicate sets, and a simple sentence with a compound subject and a compound predicate. Continue reading “The Write Stuff Video Series: Identifying Independent Clauses”

The Write Stuff Video Series: Fixing Run-On and Comma-Splice Errors

Illustration by Kwang Choi
Illustration by Kwang Choi

I have been teaching high-school English for ten years. I guess I’m slightly old-school because I believe that teaching students grammar will help them improve their writing. For those of you who are confused by this statement, there are many English teachers who don’t believe this is true; therefore, many students are graduating from high school without any grammar knowledge. Continue reading “The Write Stuff Video Series: Fixing Run-On and Comma-Splice Errors”