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ESL Beginning High Grammar: Simple Present-Affirmative and Negative Sentences

The simple present form is used to describe routine activities. For example, saying, “I brush my teeth”, implies that I brush my teeth regularly. We will use the following phrases in the simple present to make negative and affirmative sentences. Have a dangerous job Have an interesting job Need a driver’s license Stand all dayContinue reading “ESL Beginning High Grammar: Simple Present-Affirmative and Negative Sentences”

Proper Adjectives/Using Adjectives to make your writing more concise

What do Trumpian tweets, French poodles, and Buddhist monks have in common? They are all described using proper adjectives! Proper adjectives are based on names and need to be capitalized. They tend to be based in either a certain place or person. Take a look at some examples: Practice Use adjectives, both proper and common,Continue reading “Proper Adjectives/Using Adjectives to make your writing more concise”

Adjectives in a nutshell

The following is based off of: Grammar and Usage for Better Writing. What is the difference between a dog and that short, white dog? Dog means any dog at all. The words that, short, and white modify (change) the meaning of dog from any dog to a specific dog. These words are called adjectives. AnContinue reading “Adjectives in a nutshell”