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42 Ways to Say “Yes” in English

When someone asks you if you want that second bowl of ice cream, how do you respond? With a resounding “yes!” of course! However, if your professor asks if you studied for the exam, you may respond with a less enthusiastic “absolutely.” According to Merriam-Webster, the word “yes” is a term that can be used […]

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That vs. Which

That vs. Which: Proper Usage Is the New Black

“All problems are boring until they’re your own.” As pessimistic as that sounds, Red’s right. Maybe you’re in the middle of a sentence and you realize: “Wait! I don’t know if I should use that or which in this instance.” It’s important to pick the right one. You don’t want to go Jessica Simpson when […]

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English Grammar Videos

9 English Grammar Videos That Are Anything But Boring

Grammar is often labelled a boring subject, associated with dusty classrooms and complicated worksheets. Admittedly, we can understand why grammar doesn’t inspire happy thoughts in many people, but as any English teacher can tell you, grammar mishaps can be hilarious. Don’t believe us? We’ve assembled a list of nine English grammar videos that prove how […]

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Understanding Verb Moods

Understanding Verb Moods with 15 Hilarious Tweets

Verb moods are not unlike the moods of people (happy, sad, angry, etc.) in that they indicate the manner in which an action or condition is intended or conceived. Unlike people’s moods, though, which have an endless variety, a verb may only occur in one of three verb moods: the indicative mood, the imperative mood, or the subjunctive mood. Using funny tweets, […]

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Conditional Sentences

The Wizarding Guide to Conditional Sentences

If I don’t read every day, I get very grumpy. If I read Harry Potter enough, I’ll surely receive my acceptance letter to Hogwarts. If I hadn’t read the entire series multiple times, I wouldn’t be able to write this article about wizardry and the types of conditional sentences. Unless you have something against magic, […]

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