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Grammar Terms

In order to use English successfully in a university situation, it is very important to have a good understanding of how English grammar works.

If you are planning to use grammar books or self-study materials, it is important to know what the many different grammatical terms and expressions in dictionaries and grammar books actually mean. They are a very useful shortcut, designed to help you to find out what you need to know. It is also important to be able to use the correct grammar terms when you are asking your English tutor any questions - this makes life a lot easier for them and for you.

There is plenty of information on the Internet to help you learn about the meaning of the different grammar terms. For instance, click here to have a look at what infomation Oxford Dictionaries provide. We think it is a very useful introductory site. Below are listed some other useful websites which provide information on the meaning of different grammar terms.