Assistant Grammar Cat

Question words, part 2.

Remember, you will also hear humans ask confirming questions. “You do like pizza, don’t you?” This is a way of checking with someone if they like something, or if a situation is OK. Sometimes, people see this as “leading question”, which means they’re pretty sure you like something or are OK with it. Again: “You…

Assistant Grammar Cat

Question words.

Flash asked me if i wanted to do a lesson this week. As usual, he gave me no ideas, so I thought I would review forming a question. For those of you taking standard English tests, this is an important thing to remember. Always start a question with a question word: What, How, Who, Where,…

Assistant Grammar Cat

No?

English has many ways to say “no”. “Let’s go outside. “No way! It’s raining”. “Would you like some dessert? Are you kidding? But thank you.” “Flash, do you want to go to the vet?” “By no means!” “Will you join us at the movies later”? “I’ll pass this time”. “Do you like cheese?” “Nope”. I…

Assistant Grammar Cat

AGC BRB

I understand there’s this thing out there called the internet that I’m on right now. Nobody asked me if this was OK. The whole thing was Flash’s idea. I also understand that when you use the internet, or something called “messaging”, you might use certain abbreviations. In my opion (IMO) this is because humans are…

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Vaccine Vocabulary.

The guy who lives with stopped going to a place called “the office” over a year ago. I don’t mind. I get to bother him and he gets to feed me. I know that there are some cats out there who want things to go back to normal so that their humans will be at…

Assistant Grammar Cat

If that…..

“Humans sleep 7 hours each night, if that”. “If that” is a way of emphasizing a small amount or number. So that sentence is a way I would tell you that I don’t think people sleep very much, and probably not enough. “There were 10 people at the party, if that”. This means there were…