Active voice: The subject goes before the verb

Passive Voice: The verb goes before the subject



When to use a comma:

-Separating out phrases that don’t need to be there

-When you are making a list

-After the conjunction

-When you have more than one adjective modifying a noun

-After introductory phrases or clauses


When not to use a comma:

-Do not use a comma when you are separating two subject

-Do not us a comma to separate two actions of a subject

 Don’t use commas before the first or after the last item in a series



-Only the words that are spoken are surround my the quotation mark

-Keep the punctuation marks inside the quotation marks

-Uninterrupted speech need quotation marks only in the beginning and the end

-Start a new paragraph each time someone new speaks

-When two people are talking you don’t have to keep using their name

Tenses Table

Types of Sentence

There are three main sentence, simple, compound, and complex. A simple sentence contains a subject and a verb and it shows a complete thought. Example: The teacher stared at Andrew. The teacher is the subject, with stared as the verb and Andrew as the object. A simple sentence can also be called  an independent clause.

The compound sentence is made up of two independent clause or a complete sentence, the two independent clause is connected with a conjunction Example: The bus pulled into the station but didn’t collect any passengers. The but is the conjunction which connects the two independent clause The bus pull into the station and didn’t collect any passengers.

The complex sentence is made up of several parts of a clause, one part is called the Main Clause. The main clause contains the main information followed by subordinate clause which give out more information about what is happening, since you need to connect your main clause with your subordinate clause you use subordinating conjunction.


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