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Month: August 2015


  • August 31, 2015
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Connective words and phrases are used to join sentences and clauses together or to organize the words within a clause. Seven “coordinating conjunctions” are the most basic of these and there is a handy acronym that can help to remember them all. FANBOYS: for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so Using coordinating conjunctions “I want…


  • August 30, 2015
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Adjectives are words that describe a noun, which is a person, place or thing. They are generally found in two places inside a sentence: in the predicative or attributive position. Predicative adjectives follow the nouns they describe and need a linking verb to tie the two together. Attributive adjectives precede the nouns they are describing…

Cohesive device

  • August 29, 2015
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Cohesion in English grammar is the logical organization of phrases, clauses and sentences to make them easier to read. The most common way to organize writing in this way is through cohesive devices. Types of Cohesive Devices Pronouns These little words refer to a noun without having to repeat it. “Bob decided to eat Bob’s…


  • August 28, 2015
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The word “cohesion” loosely means “sticking together.” In English grammar, it is the logical linking of ideas and events within a sentence. There must be a flow between the clauses of a statement for writing to be well understood. “I was late for school. My husband made breakfast.” There is very little cohesion between these…

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