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    Grammar Jungle....

    I am a native english speaker who didnt learn much grammar at school...and am therefore having trouble navigating my way around all the grammar rules I now come into contact with having started some voluntary tesol tutoring!
    I need to know how to understand it all before trying to learn the difference between present continuous/perfect etc etc. Going back to the beginning - can someone advise me on a simple way to build a sentence the correct way, therefore identifying what will trigger choosing the correct tense / structure etc rather than it just "sounding right / wrong" which is what I have relied on so far...
    Thank you!

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    Re: Grammar Jungle....

    If you want to get back to the absolute basics, start with the parts of speech:

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