Even people who spend most of their working day writing to colleagues, customers and prospective customers may be unsure about their own grasp of English grammar. As a result they may feel nervous when they write, or confused when their writing is corrected or rejected for reasons they don't fully understand.

We look at how to use grammatical 'building blocks' such as nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs, and answer questions such as 'is it ok to start a sentence with 'And' or 'But'?' and 'what is a split infinitive?'.