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Is the purpose of grammar to make English behave like Latin?

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Answered Oct 18English
Ciara Daniels3+ years teaching Maths

The function of grammar is to give language structure and consistency, so that we all follow the same rules when articulating speech/ writing. Every language in the world has grammar which allows speakers of the language to communicate clearly and effectively, without mixing rules and being inconsistent. This means that English grammar is independent of Latin, and thus, has different rules.