Questions come in many forms.In writing, a question ends with a question mark ("?").?In speech, most types of questions raise the voice at the end. Yes/No questionsMany … [Read more...] about Inquiring questions want to know.
ArticleArticle = one of these three words: “a,” “an,” “the” (used with nouns)Definite article = “the,” indicates a specific nounExamples:The idea was to give the bone to the boy with … [Read more...] about Definitions: noun, adjective, verb, pronoun, adverb, preposition
Negative sentencesA negative in a sentence gives the opposite of the statement. (The book is here. >> The book is not here.)noMany sentences can be made negative by using a negative prefix … [Read more...] about No and its negative relatives deny.
In formal writing, anything between an initial capital letter and an ending punctuation (period, question mark, or exclamation mark) should be a complete sentence.It should express an … [Read more...] about Fragments are not complete sentences.
A sentence has different functions.Sentences are categorized by their purpose. They may be declarative, interrogative, exclamatory, or imperative.A declarative sentence makes a statement. It … [Read more...] about How do sentences function?
Interesting sentencesDiversity matters in writing as well as in life and in nature. Variation in the type and length of sentences create more interest for the reader.Simple sentenceSimple … [Read more...] about Types of sentences
Contractions begin with a noun or pronoun and attach a shortened form of a verb (replacing the initial letters with an apostrophe) or "not" (abbreviated as "n't").'Contractions should only be … [Read more...] about Contractions shorten words to be easier to pronounce.