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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…

WORDS THAT ARE NOT WHAT THEY SEEM. Answers

  • July 15, 2016
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Homework Answers. The correct word in the sentences: NONPLUSSED or UNAFFECTED/UNIMPRESSED The groom was nonplussed when the bride didn’t show up for the wedding. The speaker suddenly stopped and seemed completely NONPLUSSED. I have considered him totally UNIMPRESSED by our presentation. ENORMITY or ENORMOUS The enormity of Hitler’s crimes against humanity must be told, without…

Articles Homework Answers

  • June 15, 2016
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Put the indefinite article where needed: I want a chair to be of the same color as that table. (I want a chair to be of the same color as that table.) Give me, please, a cup of tea. You know, he gave me a rose once. What do you do? – I’m a student…

How Articles Aren’t As Bad As You Think [infographic]

  • June 9, 2016
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As I’ve promised, we’re learning the grammar using more pictures and infographics! Today our subject is concerning articles. Indefinite and definite articles, such as “a”, “an” and “the”, describe and modify nouns. Adults and advanced ESL students can run into many challenging situations where abstract and collective nouns make it difficult to decide whether to…

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