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English Language SS1 Second Term

Grammar Clinic: Punctuation Marks and Punctuation Rules

PUNCTUATION MARKS Punctuation is the system of signs or symbols given to a reader to show how a sentence is constructed and how it should be read. Punctuation is used to create sense, clarity and stress in sentences. You use punctuation marks to structure and organise your writing. We use a variety of punctuation marks, [...]

Grammar Clinic: Homophones, Homonyms, Heteronyms – Know The Difference….

Homonyms Homonyms, or multiple meaning words, are words that share the same spelling and the same pronunciation but have different meanings. To put it another way, homonyms are both homophones and homographs!  HOMOPHONE A  homophone is a word that is pronounced the same as other words but differs in meaning, and may differ in spelling. A homophone [...]

Classwork Series and Exercises {English Language – SS1}: Auxiliary Verbs (Will & Would) and Intonation

English Language SS1 Second Term Week 6 Contents: Auxiliary Verbs: Will and Would Intonation Writing Skills A. AUXILIARY VERBS: WILL AND WOULD Helping verbs or Auxiliary verbs such as will, shall, may, might,  would, need are used in conjunction with main verbs to express shades of time and mood. The combination of helping verbs with main [...]

Classwork Series and Exercises {English Language – SS1}: Phrasal Verbs

English Language SS1 Second Term Week 5 Contents: Phrasal Verbs Comprehension A. STRUCTURE: PHRASAL VERBS Someone may put a question to you ‘What time did you get up this morning?’ “Get up” is an example of phrasal verb meaning ‘to rise’ (from one’s bed). Here are some more examples I put on my sleek jeans [...]