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Learning Grammar through Reading: Harry Potter Week 7

Learning Grammar through Reading: What Harry Potter Can Teach Us about English Grammar Rules (Week 7)

Although it’s the last in the series, we hope this article about pronouns won’t leave you quite as emotional as you felt upon finishing “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.” (But we suggest grabbing a tissue just in case.)

Learning Grammar through Reading: Harry Potter Week 6

Learning Grammar through Reading: What Harry Potter Can Teach Us about English Grammar Rules (Week 6)

Things are getting pretty exciting in our Harry Potter article series! Week six looks at exclamatory sentences in “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.”

Learning Grammar through Reading: Harry Potter Week 5

Learning Grammar through Reading: What Harry Potter Can Teach Us about English Grammar Rules (Week 5)

Ellipses can be difficult pieces of punctuation to use. But as J.K. Rowling shows us in “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,” they are very effective when used properly.

Learning Grammar through Reading: Harry Potter Week 4

Learning Grammar through Reading: What Harry Potter Can Teach Us about English Grammar Rules (Week 4)

Dobby’s heroism is something to be admired and imitated. His grasp of subject–verb agreement, however, leaves something to be desired . . .

Learning Grammar through Reading: Harry Potter Week 3

Learning Grammar through Reading: What Harry Potter Can Teach Us about English Grammar Rules (Week 3)

Do you like “Harry Potter”? Are you interested in learning grammar rules? Do interrogative sentences make you nervous? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, this article is for you!

Learning Grammar through Reading: Harry Potter Week 2

Learning Grammar through Reading: What Harry Potter Can Teach Us about English Grammar Rules (Week 2)

Commas can be as difficult to master as “Wingardium Leviosa.” Here are a few pointers from your old friend, Harry Potter.

Learning Grammar through Reading: Harry Potter Week 1

Learning Grammar through Reading: What Harry Potter Can Teach Us about English Grammar Rules (Week 1)

Unless it’s a part of the “Muggle Studies” course, English grammar doesn’t appear to be on the syllabus at Hogwarts. But the “Harry Potter” books can still help with learning grammar through reading.

33 Great Online Resources for ESL Speakers.

33 Great Online Resources for ESL Speakers

Finding the help you need when learning English is a challenge. This list of 33 online resources for ESL speakers will help you on the way to language fluency.

Grammar Errors in Your Favorite Songs

Grammar Errors in Your Favorite Songs

Pop songs aren’t often shining examples of excellent grammar (and they don’t have to be). They can, however, provide a perfect opportunity to make learning grammar fun!

A teacher works with a student, teaching grammar.

Different Methods of Teaching Grammar

GrammarCamp.com explains various methods of teaching grammar and the outlines some of the pros and cons of each.