Here are very the vital things that examiners focus their attention on when marking English Language compositions or essays. This is a must-read for every student learning English Language.
A red herring and a fine or pretty kettle of fish are idioms with an interesting history and background. There is a literal or logical explanation for each one.
This lesson on the types of adverbs, takes a detailed look at the various kinds of adverbs in the English language. There are also simple examples to enable you understand the lesson very well.
The English Language can be extremely tricky. I will list the most common grammar mistakes I've come across, some I still struggle with myself, and explain how to fix them.
Personification gives human characteristics to non-human things. Find out what the difference is between it and anthropomorphism.
A look at two poems one by Matthew Arnold and the other by Anthony Hecht, and how they relate. One poem focuses on a more romantic tone while the other appears to be mocking.
The English language has a unique and fascinating history. Here are some little known facts about our mother tongue.
A winning entry in a contest put on by MANIFESTHOPE: DC in honor of President Obama's inauguration. Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul, And sings the tune--without the words, And never...
This is in reply to a request to explain when we need to double consonants in spelling. Rules and examples, short and long vowels and a glossary of terms.
A lesson on comparison of adjectives where we take a detailed look at the comparative and superlative forms of the adjective and how to go about forming the comparison of adjectives