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Learn a new Spanish word each day.
See word class and parts of speech.
In this exercise you will apply the strategies introduced in "Coordinating Words, Phrases, and Clauses."
Learn how to conjugate déménager, a spelling change French verb.
Mandarin numbers can be represented by hand gestures. These hand gestures have a long tradition in Chinese culture and are often used in commerce. This is the number "ten" that is used in Mainland China.
A compound-complex sentence is a sentence with two or more independent clauses and at least one dependent clause.
Learn how to conjugate tomber, a regular -er French verb.
In this 500-word composition, a student explains the challenging process of bathing a cat. Notice how the writer ensures coherence and cohesion by repeating key words and offering clear transitions from one step to the next.
What does the French word redoubler mean? How is it pronounced and used?
In his essay "On National Prejudices," Goldsmith argues that it is possible to love one's own country "without hating the natives of other countries."
In Italian a numerical adjective (aggettivo numerale) is a number used as an adjective. Examples include cardinal adjectives and ordinal adjectives.
A writing style that omits conjunctions between words, phrases, or clauses (opposite of
Copyediting is the work that an editor does to improve a manuscript and prepare it for publication. Here we reveal some of the jargon of the copyediting trade: 140 terms and abbreviations used by editors in their efforts to produce copy that is clear, correct, consistent, and concise.
It's hard for a new pronoun to break into the language. But now and then a fresh one does emerge, while some older items--like the second-person pronouns "thou," "thee," and "thine"--just fade away.
Dr. Mardy Grothe has assembled the largest and most authoritative collection of metaphors, similes, and analogies on the Web.
What does the French word montant mean? How is it pronounced and used?
If English isn't your first language, you may need help translating important documents and other reading material, such as papers that your child brings home from school. There are many resources for family language translation. You can get help from your child's school, government services or priv
Learn about important dates in French and francophone history: famous birthdays, holidays and celebrations, and other milestones.
The noun "team" refers to a group of people working or playing together. The verb "teem" means to be full or prolific.