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I learned something new about adverbs today!

A friend posted this 10 Grammar Mistakes That People Love To Correct (That Aren’t Actually Wrong) link on Facebook, and I learned about flat adverbs. Flat adverbs are like the “safe” in “drive safe.” Not incorrect! 167 more words


Taking Advice: How to Mine Golden Nuggets (OR) A Type-A's Lament

One of the first things I learned when I made the commitment to be a writer was that not only did I have a lot to learn, but I wasn’t as good as I thought. 1,257 more words

Hi :P :)

Sometimes it just doesn’t come to me. I wait like some
Desperate lover
With a flower
I wait with undecided rhythms.

It’s worth sitting and smiling, like an idiot, at the blank grey wall, or letting music playing next to you take me for a ride and bring me back, plopping me gently onto the beanbag. 112 more words


Teaching adverbs in context

Encourage students to identify and discuss the use of the adverbs, adverbial phrases and adverbial clauses that authors use to create

  • a character in a narrative, by providing more information about his/her actions…
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Over Writing

Holy Moly.

You know that feeling? That feeling you get when you’re reading something that just goes on and on and on and on for no reason and it’s just EXHAUSTING!? 618 more words

Quantities + DE (+definite article)

My tutor’s comments on my spare time homework (see here) stated that I need to pay attention to l’expression de la quantité (expressions of quantity). 256 more words


There's something I really need to tell you...

But, in all honesty…

I’m a little scared…

I am afraid that when I tell you about that which lays so heavily on my heart… 380 more words