Category: Writing

  • How to write a formal letter

    How to write a formal letter

    Today, a published letter is normally reserved for essential professional communications, including advice letters, job cover letters, resignation letters, legal correspondence, and organization communications. Since a letter is a formal mode of communication, you will need to recognize the way to write one which is professional. Tips for writing a formal letter Be clear and […]

  • How to write an A+ essay

    How to write an A+ essay

    writing an essay doesn’t have to be a challenging battle. In fact, once you understand how to write an essay, and how to take advantage of an outline, the paper will practically write itself for you!. To help you navigate the art of writing an essay, we’ve provided a guide on how to write a […]

  • How to improve your written English skills

    How to improve your written English skills

    Writing in English is typically thought to be easier than speaking in English by many language learners. Usually, this simply means that people find it easier to write correctly when it comes to grammar, but they ignore fluency and readability. These are crucial if you plan to continue your education in an English-speaking country or […]

  • Figures of speech

    Figures of speech

    What is the figure of speech A figure of speech is a word or phrase that is used in a non-literal way to create an effect. This effect used in the deliberate arrangement of words to achieve something poetic, or imagery as in the use of language to suggest a visual picture or make an idea more vivid. Types […]

  • Types of sentences

    Types of sentences

    A sentence is the largest unit of any language. In English, it begins with a capital letter and ends with a full-stop, or a question mark, or an exclamation mark. The sentence is generally defined as a word or a group of words that expresses a thorough idea by giving a statement/order, or asking a question, or […]

  • Most common adjectives in English

    Most common adjectives in English

    What is an adjective? It’s a word that modifying the meaning of a noun or the pronoun . Types of adjectives : Descriptive adjectives : New, old, big, little, fast, slow… Possessive : my, his, our, your, their, her,his,hers, mine, its, theirs, ours… Quantitative : first, second, third, few, all… Interrogative: which, what, whose… Demostrative […]

  • Conjunctions

    Conjunctions

    What is a conjunction? It is a connective word that links words, phrases and clauses. Types of conjunctions : Coordinating conjunctions : (for, but, and, nor, or, yet, so) Subordinating conjunctions : (While, Where, When, Until, Unless, Though, Since, Because, Although , After, If, Even if) Correlative conjunctions : (either… Or, both… and, whether… or, […]

  • Reported speech

    Reported speech

    We use the reported statements when we want to tell someone what the other person said or asked. For example : Direct speech: I like coffee . Reported speech: She says (that) she likes coffee . We don’t need to change the tense, but we do need to change the ‘person’ from ‘I’ to ‘she’, […]

  • Question forms

    Question forms

    There are two main kinds of questions: The ‘yes / no’ kind need the answer ‘yes’ or ‘no’. For example: Do you like chocolate? Is he from India? A ‘wh’ one needs more information in the answer. It uses a question word like ‘where’, ‘why’, ‘how’ etc. For example : Where do you live? Where […]

  • Stative verbs and dynamic verbs

    Stative verbs and dynamic verbs

    Stative verbs describe states that last for some time, so we call them non-continuous, and we can’t use them for continuous tenses like the present continuous, or the future continuous. Here is a list of some stative verbs : Some Stative verbs : like know belong love realise fit hate suppose contain want mean consist […]