Why do we add S to some words but ES to others? And when a word ends with Y, how do we know whether to change the Y to I before adding the plural suffix? And why on earth does knife become knives? You can unravel these mysteries with six simple rules.

Why do we add S to some words but ES to others? And when a word ends with Y, how do we know whether to change the Y to I before adding the plural suffix? And why on earth does knife become knives? You can unravel these mysteries with six simple rules.

I wish I'd had this when I was teaching developmental college English classes. I think this would have made a lot more sense to my students than pages and pages of worksheets.

I wish I'd had this when I was teaching developmental college English classes. I think this would have made a lot more sense to my students than pages and pages of worksheets.

Grammar Rule: "Hilarious, irreverent, and just the right amount of snark. Enjoy!"

Grammar Rule: "Hilarious, irreverent, and just the right amount of snark. Enjoy!"

The History of the English Language in a short, funny movie. Great on the first day of school when I ask them, "Why do you think four years of English class is necessary? What is the purpose of teaching English?"

The History of the English Language in a short, funny movie. Great on the first day of school when I ask them, "Why do you think four years of English class is necessary? What is the purpose of teaching English?"

The History of English in 10 minutes. Great for intermediate, jr. high, or high school classroom

The History of English in 10 minutes. Great for intermediate, jr. high, or high school classroom

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