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BONUS: "FANBOYS" a mnemonic song
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"FANBOYS" is a mnemonic device you can use to help remember the coordinating conjunctions of English. Team Grammar made this video, figuring that we couldn't very well cover conjunctions without writing a song, now could we? If you're moved to make your own version, send it our way at remix@khanacademy.org; we're excited to hear what you do!

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Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
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David Rheinstrom
Date Added:
07/29/2021
BONUS: History of the apostrophe
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The apostrophe has a bizarre history, including being the name for something that's not really related to grammar at all. David, Paige, and special guest Jake explain.

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David Rheinstrom
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Commas and Adjectives
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Commas separate adjectives when those adjectives belong to the same category: determiner, opinion, size, age, shape, color, ​origin and material. So two adjectives that are both opinions (a mushy, sticky apple) should have a comma between them, but two adjectives that are an opinion and color (a mushy green apple) should not.

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Khan Academy
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David Rheinstrom
Date Added:
07/29/2021
Complex sentences
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Complex sentences are simple sentences with dependent or subordinate clauses added to them. Paige and Rosie explain how to spot them and use them in this video.

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Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
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Lesson
Provider:
Khan Academy
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Khan Academy
Author:
David Rheinstrom
Date Added:
07/29/2021