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What is a mnemonic device?

  • September 27, 2016
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A picture is worth a thousand words. And Good Grammar Day to You Today! I’d like to discuss the mnemonic devices today with you. Everyone should have heard this expression or word construction. What is a mnemonic device? Mnemonics (pronounced “ne-mon’-ics”) assist the memory, using a system of rhymes, rules, phrases, diagrams, or acronyms. (Study…

New Prefixes theory

  • September 22, 2016
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Do you remember the prefixes subject? As I’ve promised, we’re continuing the discovery of the prefixes. What are prefixes? A prefix is an affix which is placed before the root of a word. Adding it to the beginning of the word changes it to another one. For example, when the prefix un- is added to…

How to Learn new Words with Comic strips

  • September 19, 2016
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Again we plug in Anglish (English) comic strips. Today it’s a big and broad subject: how a parent can teach his child. Let’s read the example. As always, read the text, guess the meaning of the phrases, and find out the new set of unusual words to discover and learn. Dad. That is a sir…

Prefixes Homework

  • September 14, 2016
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Good new grammar day! Today we’re doing our casual homework. It will be usual, uncomplicated, and very entertaining too. We have only started the prefixes subject, though your task for today will ask for some more time than the previous one. Let’s recollect: we’ve studied two prefixes “di” and “dis.” “Di-“ from Greek suggests the…

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