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Candace Osmond

Candace Osmond studied Advanced Writing & Editing Essentials at MHC. She’s been an International and USA TODAY Bestselling Author for over a decade. And she’s worked as an Editor for several mid-sized publications. Candace has a keen eye for content editing and a high degree of expertise in Fiction.

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Objects in Grammar – How to Identify (With Examples)

Objects are parts of sentences that every person must know if they want to be proficient in English. This component gives the sentence more details and complexity.  The basic sentence structure is typically subject-verb-object. Keep reading to learn the three types of objects in grammar and how they differ from one another.  Direct Object Examples Direct objects are the thing, person, or event being acted upon. This noun, noun phrase, or pronoun results from an action. In a basic sentence …

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Identifying Subjects and Predicates With Printable Worksheets

Grammatical rules exist in every language. In English, a complete sentence must always contain a subject and predicate. Learning how to identify them will help you conjugate a verb and write better sentences. Keep reading to learn the difference between subjects and predicates and how to spot them in sentences. Then, test your knowledge with the printable quiz and worksheet answers at the end! What is a Subject? The subject in a sentence is a noun or a pronoun which …

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Gerund – Definition and Sentence Examples

Gerunds hit two birds with one stone because they look like verbs but act like nouns. They all end in “-ing,” but not all “-ing” words are gerunds. So, what is a gerund? Keep reading to learn about its functions and how to use it in a sentence. I’ll also show you many gerund examples to avoid grammatical mistakes. What is a Gerund? In proper grammar, gerunds are a deverbal noun in the “-ing” form but function as ordinary nouns …

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French Days,  Months and Seasons

Are you visiting France for the first time? Knowing the French seasons, days, and months is an excellent first step to learning their holidays, culture, and language.  This guide will help you remember the French seasons, days of the week, and months of the year. Once you’ve mastered the terms, you’ll finally understand the French calendar while discussing dates in the Romance language! How to Learn the French Months of the Year The French months are simple to remember; they …

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