Teaching English language: The Dos and Don’ts for teaching Teens Vocabulary

2019-11-13T03:07:01+01:00

Every language in the world has its set of vocabularies, which are basically the words used every day by speakers of such languages. Therefore, when we talk about vocabularies, we are referring to the words in a particular language which are learnt overtime by speakers of said language starting from the moment they learn to [...]

Teaching English language: The Dos and Don’ts for teaching Teens Vocabulary2019-11-13T03:07:01+01:00

Teens! Be mindful of these common mistakes Students make when writing a Paragraph

2019-11-13T03:07:07+01:00

I am want to believe that every teenager knows what a paragraph is. But then just in case I am wrong, I will briefly define- a paragraph is a part of a composition, an essay or a chapter which contains a set of related sentences about a particular subject matter or topic. The ability to [...]

Teens! Be mindful of these common mistakes Students make when writing a Paragraph2019-11-13T03:07:07+01:00

The major Differences between British and American English every Teen should know

2019-11-13T03:07:25+01:00

To some people, English language is English language. But to those who know, there are major differences between the many variants of English language; precisely the differences between British and American English. Unfortunately, many Nigerians (who are supposed to be British English speakers by the way) very often make the mistake of confusing American spelling [...]

The major Differences between British and American English every Teen should know2019-11-13T03:07:25+01:00

Commonly confused English Words every Teen should take note of

2019-11-13T03:07:27+01:00

The English language is replete with English words that are often confused with each other. The reasons could be because they sound alike even though they have very different meanings, have the same spelling/pronunciation or because their meanings are almost similar such that you think you could interchangeably use them. But no matter the excuses for [...]

Commonly confused English Words every Teen should take note of2019-11-13T03:07:27+01:00

Teens! Using these Words on a daily basis will make you sound Super Smart

2019-11-13T03:07:31+01:00

It is the [secret] desire of every literate person to sound intelligent when they speak or write. And one of the easiest ways to achieve that is the ability to correctly join big English words together in a string of sentences. Now here is the good thing- you do not necessarily have to use big [...]

Teens! Using these Words on a daily basis will make you sound Super Smart2019-11-13T03:07:31+01:00

Daily Grammar Mistakes every Teen should avoid

2019-11-13T03:07:32+01:00

The most important rule to writing and speaking well is to be attentive to all grammar rules. Unfortunately, this is a rule many people find difficult to obey. As a result, when they speak or write, their speeches and compositions are replete with blunders too obvious to ignore. Anyway, I present to you some of [...]

Daily Grammar Mistakes every Teen should avoid2019-11-13T03:07:32+01:00

Opinion: Should Children be prohibited from speaking their Native Languages?

2019-11-13T03:08:05+01:00

This is probably a rather controversial topic considering the arguments for and against the decision to prohibit kids from speaking vernacular in schools and sometimes even at home. Regardless of the controversy, multiple award-winning Nigerian novelist, Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani penned an interesting essay discussing the experiences she had  growing up when her parents banned her [...]

Opinion: Should Children be prohibited from speaking their Native Languages?2019-11-13T03:08:05+01:00

Typical Grammatical Mistakes every Teen needs to stop making

2019-11-13T03:08:16+01:00

If you are fond of saying the same thing repeatedly by merely using different words, then you are guilty of a grammatical error called Tautology. Some people, in their efforts to emphasize their points, convey something important or even add literary beauty  to a text tend to commit this error. Mind you, tautological mistakes are [...]

Typical Grammatical Mistakes every Teen needs to stop making2019-11-13T03:08:16+01:00

Grammar Clinic: Phrases

2019-11-13T03:08:44+01:00

A Phrase is a small group of related words within a sentence or clause. A phrase functions as a part of speech and includes a head (or headword), which determines the nature of the unit. Principal Types of Phrases: 1. Adjective Phrase: A word group with an adjective as its head. This adjective may be accompanied by modifiers, determiners, and/or [...]

Grammar Clinic: Phrases2019-11-13T03:08:44+01:00

This Article Will Change How You Use the Prepositions IN, IN TO and INTO

2016-12-05T19:25:27+01:00

The preposition in generally refers to being inside something: Adam stood alone in the elevator. While the preposition into generally means movement toward the inside of something: Adam walked into the elevator. But sometimes the meanings of in and into sometimes overlap. Examples: After waiting in the hallway for twenty minutes, I finally stepped into [...]

This Article Will Change How You Use the Prepositions IN, IN TO and INTO2016-12-05T19:25:27+01:00