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Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Teaching Literature

Literature is the study of the world of imagination where anything is possible and anything can be assumed. Ideas, feelings and experiences expressed through language are known as literature. Theref...

Reading

Reading may be defined as the act of receiving meaning from the written form. It is the ability to interpret linguistic sounds in their graphic and symbolic representation. According to Goodman, "Read...

Statement to Question

Turning a statement into a question can seem hard at first, but it will appear easier later. A statement is used to express a fact, opinion, or viewpoint about a topic. On the other hand, questions ar...

Guidelines to Paragraph Writing

Developing an effective paragraph -a combination of sentences joined cohesively together to further a focused topic -requires seven steps. Emily Layfield outlines these easy steps which will help on...

Defining Communication

Communication is a Latin word that means ‘to share’. It is the sharing of information between different individuals. It includes the sharing of ideas, concepts, imaginations, behaviours and written co...

Homonym

The aspect of language in which, through historical accident, two or more words may sound and look-alike is homonymy (as in a farmer's bull and a papal bull). Other types of homonymy are homophony (...

Teaching Poetry

Poetry contains the best and most sublime emotions of the human mind. It is also the most effective means for the purgation of evil emotions. Good poetry is a thing of beauty, thought and form. It a...

Writing Advertisements

If you're in business you know that to attract customers and get results, you have to advertise. A great ad attracts attention, generates interest in your product, and leaves consumers with a strong d...

Idioms

Every language has its idioms and expressions. They are an integral part of the language. English language too, is rich in idioms. Idioms are words or phrases that aren’t meant to be taken literally a...

Homophone

Homophone is Greek for same sound. A homophone can be defined as a word that, when pronounced, seems similar to another word, but has a different spelling and meaning. The two words may be spelt the s...