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Making Comparisons in English There are several ways to make effective comparisons in English. Using these expressions with animals is one of the more interesting and colorful ways to do so. Here are some of the more common metaphors and similes in colloquial use. "Big as a Whale" With some species weighing up to 180 tons (200 short tons) and measuring up to 98 ft. (30 meters) in length, whales are some of the largest animals currently known to man. "Blind as a Bat" While not quite true, bats are not really blind. They are simply adapted to avoiding obstacles and finding prey or food in nearly
In English there are 6 different kinds of questions. An utterance is a question if it has one or more of these four markers: rising intonation; inverted word order; a question word: who, what, where, when, how, how, why: or the word or. The different types of questions are differentiated based on the presence of the marker(s).
Learning grammar can be frustrating and seemingly impossible, so spicing up the learning process with games or activities can make this less tedious and more enjoyable. Games are a good way to hold children's interest while getting them to do a somewhat repetitive activity, and this is a crucial aspect of the process of learning grammar.
This paper aims at presenting the necessity of visualization and of students moving in the classroom. The article argues for the importance of making classes interesting for the learners to be engaged in the grammar acquisition process.
Teaching someone to spell can be rather difficult and challenging. Traditionally vocabulary quizzes and memorization were the methods many educators chose. Today, with increased technology and access to spell check, people have shied away from these more conventional ways.
The transformation of a sentence means changing its form without altering its sense.