Duplicitous

Duplicitous Correct pronunciation: \ ˈ du·​plic·​i·​tous , du̇-ˈpli-sə-təs \ Definition: 1. deceptive in words or action 2. contradictory actions and feelings 3. intentionally misleading someone Do you know that guy in the drama club who tells everyone he hates organized sports one day and then joins the football team the next? He is being duplicitous or pretendingContinue reading “Duplicitous”

Logophiles

Word Game Good morning, dfoww learners. Our Logophiles and Word of the Day (two-part) reading and writing workshops have been designed to help our students improve all areas of communication, including listening, speaking, reading, and writing.  Having a robust vocabulary is essential for these skills.  Our objective is to introduce and familiarize our students withContinue reading “Logophiles”

July Workshops

July 2021 Schedule  7/2/21 Friday – The Write-Right Literacy Program (tutoring) | 6:30pm EST-8:30pm EST 7/3/21 Saturday – The Write-Right Literacy Program (tutoring) | 11:30am EST-1:30pm EST 7/6/21 Tuesday – The Write-Right Literacy Program (tutoring) | 2:00pm EST-3:30pm EST 7/7/21 Wednesday – The Write-Right Literacy Program (class) | 6:30pm EST-8:30pm EST 7/9/21 Friday – The Write-RightContinue reading “July Workshops”

Recalcitrant

Recalcitrant   Correct pronunciation: \ ‘[ruh] + [kal] + [si] + [truhnt], ri-ˈkal-sə-trənt\  Definition:  1. stubbornly resistant to authority or control;  2. marked by stubborn resistance to authority;  3. difficult to manage or operate If someone is so pig-headed that he will not budge on an issue, call him recalcitrant  – Vocabulary.com  Part of Speech (POS):  adjective  Why is it important to know aContinue reading “Recalcitrant”

Logophiles

Word Game Good morning, dfoww learners. Our Logophiles and Word of the Day (two-part) reading and writing workshops have been designed to help our students improve all areas of communication, including listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Having a robust vocabulary is essential for these skills. Our objective is to introduce and familiarize our students with newContinue reading “Logophiles”

Me, Myself, and I | Personal Pronouns Worksheet

Name   _________________________ Date     _________________________ Fill in the Blank (8) Directions: Fill in the blank with the correct personal pronoun for the sentence (I, Me, or Myself). 1. I look at ____________ in the mirror while brushing my teeth. I                                   me                               myself 2. Cynthia and ____________ live in the same city. I                                   me                               myself 3.Continue reading “Me, Myself, and I | Personal Pronouns Worksheet”

Me, Myself, and I | Personal Pronouns Workshop

What do each of the words I, me and myself have in common? Answer: Each of these words is called a pronoun. Pronouns are words that are used to replace a noun in a sentence. Generally, before a pronoun can be used in a sentence, the noun that it will replace is used first inContinue reading “Me, Myself, and I | Personal Pronouns Workshop”

June Workshops

June 2021 Schedule    6/14/21 Monday – The Write-Right Literacy Program (class) | 6 p.m. EST- 8 p.m. EST  6/14/21 Monday – Two Part Reading and Writing Workshop   Part 1- Basic Rules of Grammar | Me, Myself, and I (Personal Pronoun Workshop) *   Part 2- Worksheets | Me, Myself, and I (Personal Pronoun Worksheet) *  *Special online reading and writing workshops open to the public beginning at 1 p.m. EST 6/14/21.   6/16/21 Wednesday – The Write-Right Literacy Program (class) | 6:30 p.m. EST-8:30 p.m. EST  6/18/21 Friday –Continue reading “June Workshops”

May Workshops

May 2021 Schedule   5/12/21 Wednesday – Two Part Reading and Writing Workshop Part 1 Basic Rules of Grammar | Me, Myself, and I (Personal Pronoun Workshop) * Part 2 Worksheets | Me, Myself, and I (Personal Pronoun Worksheet) * *Special online reading and writing workshops open to the public beginning at 1pm EST 4/12/21. 5/18/21 TuesdayContinue reading “May Workshops”

April Workshops

April 2021 Schedule   4/27/21 Tuesday – Two Part Reading and Writing Workshop Part 1 Basic Rules of Grammar | Me, Myself, and I (Personal Pronoun Workshop) * Part 2 Worksheets | Me, Myself, and I (Personal Pronoun Worksheet) * *Special online reading and writing workshops open to the public beginning at 10am EST 4/27/21.  4/27/21 TuesdayContinue reading “April Workshops”