Monday June 17, 2013
If you speak American English, you might find the question strange. British English speakers, however, recognize the question right away (translation for American English: Are the bags in the trunk?) The differences between British and American English can be confusing, but aren't that many. It's mainly a matter of pronunciation and a number of different nouns and verbal expressions. If you'd like to "translate" between British and American English, you can use this cross reference tool.
Friday June 14, 2013
The English language follows six specific sentence patterns in construction.
Understanding these six patterns will help you move on to more advanced sentence writing that is used for text organization
when writing essays
, business reports
, or other important documents.
Wednesday June 12, 2013
Using a period at the end of a sentence and a question mark at the end of a question are easy. However, there are a number of other types of punctuation that are a little more confusing. Learn how to use quotation marks in your writing with direct speech or literary quotations. How to use an apostrophe can be confusing based on whether you're showing possession with a singular or plural noun. Finally, commas can also be used in a variety of ways.
Monday June 10, 2013