Even if your sentences are grammatically correct, they could still need some work. Repeating identical sentence structures will make your paragraphs sound stiff and unsophisicated. The following links can help you understand how to vary your sentence structure.

Sentence Variety

Why should I have a variety of sentence types in my paragraphs?

Learn to identify sentence patterns

How to combine sentences: this older-looking site offers easy-to-understand strategies for combining sentences as it defines its key terms


Parallelism and Modifiers

Faulty parallelism and misplaced modifiers make sentences difficult to read.

Parallel sentence structure: overview and rules

Misplaced and dangling modifiers: overview

How to solve problems with modifiers

Back to Top