Shmoop knows grammar.Period.
Whether you are a grammar stickler or you hate grammar sticklers, we've got you covered. Click on any of the sections below to get the lowdown on all things grammar. We'll give you loads of examples and common mistakes, and we'll let you know when you need to be on point and when you can play a little fast and loose with those pesky rules.
The 8 (or so) Parts.
The building blocks of grammar: easy to stack, but also easy to knock over into a messy pile.
Hurrah! You and your friend are the only students with perfect scores in grammar school!
Elements of a sentence.
Because no one likes a comma splice.
Putting words together is harder than it looks.
Show off your skills!
More grammar drills than you can shake a No. 2 pencil at.