1. GerundsIt might sound like Gerard, but no, it’s not somebody’s name.
2. Subject-Verb Agreement aka ConcordIf you don’t remember this, you should really hide your head in shame. This topic caused so much heartache in English Language exams. The struggle to understand concord and its many rules was real.
3. Monophthong, Diphthong and TriphthongProbably the only “thongs” you remember now are the ones they wear abi? SMH! Shame! Shame on you! Monophthong, Diphthong and Triphthongs are the three different ways of producing vowel sounds. Remember now?
4. PhrasesNoun phrases, verb phrases, adjectival phrases; back then it seemed like every thing was a phrase.
5. ClausesClauses made us feel almost the same way phrases made us feel and were just as, if not more confusing than them.
6. Punctuation Marks
Judging by the nonsense way people write on Facebook and Twitter, I’m pretty sure punctuation was the first thing y’all forgot as soon as WAEC was over. Shebi?
7. PrepositionsWhen to use “in” and “on”, “under” and “beneath”; prepositions were hard to understand even when we were being taught, talk less of now.
8. Verbs and Adverbs
A verb is an action word or a doing wordAs learned in every Nigerian primary school