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Grammar is more than just throwing a bunch of words together and hoping they make sense, instead it helps us construct and understand what we are writing or reading. Allow me to briefly explain the basic and fundamental principles of grammar and how essential being able to speak and write are. We'll start it off by talking about common nouns and pronouns. Common nouns in my perspective are nouns that are non living things, well except for plants, trees and a few other examples. Nouns make up majority of the words we know today. All house hold items, the clothes you currently have on and so much more. Here are some examples: bat, ball, net, poles etc. Pronouns are basically a person, place or thing. They always start with a capital letter. For example "Keenan is a prince and sits on a throne". 'Keenan' is a pronoun and 'prince' and 'throne' are common nouns. If the pronoun takes the place of a singular noun, you have to use a singular pronoun for example "If a student parks a car on campus, he or she has to buy a parking ticket'. At the end of each point I will construct a sentence consisting of grammar we'll shortly speak of and create a few sentences to show you how easy language can be when using proper grammar. Verbs are basically doing or action words, they tell you what someone or something did. We cannot have a sentence without a verb for example I always 'walk' to work, he 'made' a mess of his room or I 'came' from the shop. Walk, made and came are the verbs in these examples. Adjectives describe a noun, you are able to use more than one adjective when vividly trying to describe the noun. 'He had a dirty, smelly, broken sock.' It is possible to place an adjective before or after a noun 'he had a terrible day' the word 'terrible' is an adjective. It tells us what the day (the noun) was like. Adverbs modify adjectives, verbs and adverbs as well. It is easy to identify adverbs because many are formed by adding -ly to an adjective, however that might not always be the case. The question that adverbs answer is 'how'. "she danced gracefully." Gracefully is an adverb that modifies danced (a verb). It tells us how she danced. They also answer the questions when, where and why. "He arrived late." late described when he came. "We all went there for the party" there describes where we all went to the party. "The soccer team practices every morning to develop good habits." To develop good habits acts as an adverbial infinitive phrase that explains why the soccer team practices every morning. Adverbs cannot modify nouns for example the sentence "he is a quietly man, " doesn't really make sense. We use the above to construct sentences with words that come together to create a complete thought. Sentences make it easy to understand and learn. Without sentences there would be no clear understanding.