dfoww Basic Rules of Grammar Homonyms are two words that are spelled the same and sound the same but have different meanings. Examples: Express / expressOne’s opinion Something done quickly Address / address To speak to Location Kind / kindTypeCaring Homophones Homophones are pairs of words that sound the same, but have distinctly different meaningsContinue reading “Homonyms, Homophones, Homographs”
DFOWW Daphany’s Free Online Writing Workshop “Basic Rules of Grammar” To , Too, Two Does it matter which one I use, when speaking? Answer: No, because words that share the same pronunciation are called homophones. When writing however, it does matter because all three forms of this word have a different meaning. To = isContinue reading “To, Too, Two”
DFOWW Daphany’s Free Online Writing Workshop “Basic Rules of Grammar” Last year DFOWW covered an 8 week series on “POS” (parts of speech). We learned that verbs are one of the eight parts of speech, and that there are different types of verbs. This presentation of: Basic Rules of Grammar, will address two verb types,Continue reading “Intransitive vs Transitive”
DFOWW Daphany’s Free Online Writing Workshop “Basic Rules of Grammar” What is the apostrophe used for when writing? A. Show possession B. To make a word plural C. To indicate the omission of letters or numbers D. Both A and C * Please explain your answer and provide examples when replying.
DFOWW Daphany’s Free Online Writing Workshop “Basic Rules of Grammar” Alliteration Alliteration is a term to describe a literary device in which a series of words begin with the same consonant sound. Example ● “Casey Kasem Kitten coner store” ● “Bill’s big blue bus burned to the ground” ● “Peter Piper picked a peck ofContinue reading “Alliteration”
DFOWW Daphany’s Free Online Writing Workshop Rather vs Whether Does it matter which one I choose when writing or speaking? Answer: Yes, it matters because, both words have a different meaning. They are NOT synonymous with one another and both words share different roles in the parts of speech. What is the difference between ratherContinue reading “Basic rules of grammar”