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PART OF SPEECH

A adjective is described as a word that qualifies or modifies nouns and pronouns. Adjectives generally give more information about nouns and pronouns in items…

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ARTICLE

‘A’ ‘an’ and ‘the’ are known as Articles they are in fact demonstrative adjectives. KINDS OF ARTICLES There are two types of articles Definite Articles…

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LITERARY TERMS

Plot: The plot is the arrangement of the story of the play. The summary of the story line of the play is expected to be…

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VOWEL SOUNDS

DIPHTHONGS The diphthongs or impure vowels are eight. A diphthong represents a sound that consists of a movement or glide from one vowel quality to…

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ESSAY WRITING

Writing is a form of persuasive communication. There is always a point of view to project and which the writer wants the reader to understand….

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MEANING AND TYPES OF NOUN

The word noun is derived from a Latin word “nomeri” (a name). a noun can therefore, simply be defined as the name of anything. It…

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STRUCTURE | Clauses – Subordinate and Insubordinate

A clause is a group of words that has a subject and a finite verb and which forms part of a sentence e.g. The referee…

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Structure: Affixation: Suffixes

This refers to the addition of prefixes, suffixes and infixes to words leading to new words, meaning and word classes.   Examples (verbs) verbs+  –ment…

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Structure: Idioms

An idiom is a phrase or group of words whose meaning cannot be deduced from the individual meanings of the words in the phrase. The…

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Vocabulary Development: Hotel & Catering

Room service – this is a service that lets guests order food or drinks and have it delivered to their rooms. Bars – where you…

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Speech Sounds /I/ and /I:/ contrasted

The /I:/vowel sound is long while the /I/ is short. They are contrasted using the following words. /I:/                                                                    /I/ eat                                                                   it beat                                                                 bit seat                                                                  sit…

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Vocabulary Development: Words Associated with Films and TV

Slanting the news – expressing the news in a biased or prejudiced way so as to mislead the public censor – to approve whatever is…

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Structure: Adjectival Clause

An adjectival clause performs the functions of an adjective i.e. it qualifies a noun or its equivalents. An adjectival clause begins with a relative pronoun…

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Essay Writing: Story Writing

A story is a description of events and people that a writer or speaker has invented in order to advocate or entertain. Examples include love…

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Speech Work: Stress Placement on Two or More Syllable Words

In this lesson, we will explain the morphophonemic approach at identifying a stressed syllable. In this approach, stress placement is determined as a result of…

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Grammar: Rules of Concord

Concord is the agreement of the subject with the verb in a sentence   Rules When the subject is in the third person and singular,…

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The Use of the Dictionary

A dictionary is a book that gives a list of the words of a language in alphabetical order and explains what they mean or gives…

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Structure: Prepositional Phrase

A prepositional phrase is a group of words, which begins with a preposition and ends with a noun pronoun or noun phrase called its complement….

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Writing: Article Writing

Definition, Features, Sample Question,Outline An article is a type of writing that is meant to be published in a school magazines, a newspaper or a…

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Vocabulary Development: Prefixes

A prefix is a group of letters or syllable which is attached to the front of a root word to form another word which usually…

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