At-Home Grammar and Writing Lessons for Families

Looking for grammar and writing lessons for your children while you're all home together? Mignon Fogarty, QDT's Grammar Girl, has hundreds of tips and tricks you can learn in your own house.

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Check out the episodes below for QDT's top grammar lessons and tips, sure to be enjoyed by parents and children alike. You can listen to the podcast with the embedded player or click the link to read the transcript. These are just a selection. Find the entire archive with hundreds of articles and audio files here

Single Quotation Marks Versus Double Quotation Marks

4 Tips for Tackling Midterm Essays (text only)

How to Write a Conclusion

Irregular Verbs

What Is Point of View

Are You Using Hyphens Correctly?

Colons (text only)

Pronoun Order

How to Use 'Myself' and Other Reflexive Pronouns

How to Use Semicolons (text only)

Parts of Speech (text only)

3 Tips for Students to Strengthen Their Writing This Semester (text only)

3 Brainstorming Techniques to Help You Craft the Perfect Essay

How to Write an Analytical Essay in 4 Easy Steps (text only)

When to Use Commas Before Quotations (text only)

Apostrophes (The segment about apostrophes starts at 4:20 in the audio below.)

When to Use—and Not Use—an Em-Dash (The segment about dashes starts at 4:52 in the audio below.)

Grammar Girls 'A' Versus 'An' Quiz

Can You Ace Grammar Girl's English Quiz?

Homophones and Homographs Quiz

Who' Versus 'Whom' Quiz

Lay' Versus 'Lie' Quiz

Grammar Girl's Editing Checklist