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Imperative mood

  • September 13, 2015
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In English, each sentence has a mood, that is expressed through the verb. Verb moods are indicative, interrogative, subjunctive/conditional and imperative. Imperative Mood An imperative statement is a command, advice or instruction; it can be quite strong or to be just a suggestion. This type of sentence does not typically name a subject as it…


  • September 12, 2015
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Homographs are words that are spelled the same way and with the same letters but have different pronunciation, meanings or both. There are very few ways to keep these straight other than learning them through use. Below are a few examples that people new to English are sure to run across. Homographs Notice how the…

Grapheme-phoneme correspondence

  • September 11, 2015
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In English, a phoneme is the smallest unit of sound. There are around 44, depending on the various accents, and they can be composed of as few as one letter and as many as four. Adding these units of sound together is how words are crafted. A grapheme is how a phoneme is written down,…


  • September 10, 2015
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The technique of adding emphasis to a word or a phrase by placing it at the beginning of the sentence is called fronting. The main clause and sentence subject will now follow after the “fronted” word or phrase, where the fronted words would normally follow the main verb. This technique is also called “front-focus” or…

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