The main grammar concepts
- The parts of speech: noun, pronoun, verb, adjective, adverb, article, conjunction, phrase
- The parts of sentence: types of clauses – main/independant/subordinate; relative, conjunction, interrogative, parenthetical clauses
- The grammatical roles: complement, direct and indirect objects, locative phrase, passive agent, epithet, apposition, apostrophe, ellipsis
What word to choose? How to spell it?
- The homophones: words pronounced the same way, but with different meaning
- The paronyms: words with a similar spelling, sometimes deriving from the same roots, but with different meaning
- Particular syntax constructions: Egg: si, quiconque, ne…que…, jamais
See also English verb conjugation, German verb conjugation, Spanish verb conjugation
- General rules: adjectives, past participle agreement, agreement of verbs with single and multiple subject
- Particular cases: Egg. : même, quel que + être, tel, tout etc.
- Capital letters
- Hyphens: How the use of a hyphen changes the meaning of an word, use of hyphen within interrogative clauses and numerals…
- Accents and cedillas: (é - acute accent, è -grave accent, ê - circumflex accent, ç)
- Plural (general rules and particular cases for the plural of nouns and adjectives, plural of compound words)
- Spelling particular cases (Ce, c', ç', the euphonic T within interrogative clauses, spelling of adjectives derived from verbs)