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How strong is your understanding of English grammar rules? The ability to write good American text is a powerful skill to have, especially if you want to provide services online, sell products on the Internet, or have a website of your own. The United States continues to open its doors to new citizenship from nearly EVERY foreign land. Yet, even though this might present pleasant opportunity in itself, those who learn how to utilize the nuances of writing American grammar begin to possess far more powerful advantages. For instance, people speak English around the world, and countries have lear
English Grammar Tips: Homonyms "Teacher, I get confused. How do I know when to use their, there or they're in English?" Have you ever been asked this frequent question? It's but one of many English language teachers worldwide hear from perplexed learners. It's a fair enough question as these three forms are what we call homonyms. That is, they are words which sound the same but have distinctly different meanings. Fortunately, the differences and applications can be easily clarified. Let's look at them now. The Possessive Pronoun "Their" This first one, "their", is a possessive pronoun. We use
Spelling and syntax are unimportant according to progressive educators. Expressing oneself overshadows the beauty of language construction.
Have you ever met a language Nazi? Oh, I think you have - I'm sure you know what I mean. By 'language Nazi' I mean someone who knows perhaps just a little bit more than you about spelling, grammar, punctuation, sentence construction, verse formats or just the English language in general.
The structure of a sentence is very important to communication because words in different sequences can mean different things, although the words are the same.
Communication is effective when we follow certain rules. These rules make the written words understood. A writer should make the reader's job easier by communicating what he or she wants to communicate. If you also want to write, pay respect to your readers. Don't take them for granted. Learning and understanding the basic rules of English Grammar, you will surely be able to avoid ill-formed, confusing sentences.