Understanding Different Styles of Writing

Understanding Different Styles of Writing

Understanding Different Styles of Writing Understanding Different Styles of Writing You know what I love about the English language? I love the way a single word can have many meanings depending on what part of speech it is and the context in which it’s used....
Zombie Nouns: What Are Nominalizations?

Zombie Nouns: What Are Nominalizations?

Zombie Nouns: What Are Nominalizations? Zombie Nouns: What Are Nominalizations? What are nominalizations? Well, have you heard of a zombie noun? The phenomenon of turning a verb or clause into a noun or noun phrase is really called “nominalization.”...
Appositives: What Is an Appositive Phrase?

Appositives: What Is an Appositive Phrase?

Appositives: What Is an Appositive Phrase? Appositives: What Is an Appositive Phrase? When I taught English grammar to college freshmen, one of my favorite lessons was on the appositive and the appositive phrase. It seemed like my students could grasp these concepts...

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