Tuesday, December 7, 6:30-8:00
Half Moon Bay Community Center
Kelly Street, Half Moon Bay
Dr. Eric Schiller, Ph.D.
will reveal the secrets of English grammar using new explanations from the
· Are color words nouns or adjectives?
· Are numbers nouns or adjectives?
· What is the part of speech of ‘such’?
· Is ending a sentence with a preposition something up with which you will not put?
This talk is suitable for ages 10 and up.
The talk will introduce two simple tests to see if two words belong to the same category. Using these simple tests can make complex sentences easy to understand. An explanation of the ugly history of the English language will be presented, together with ways of sorting out the grammatical problems that resulted from the difficult history of the language.