Capitalize the parts of a compound word as if each part stood alone (Italian-American, pre-Victorian)
T OR F Drop the final e before a suffix beginning with a vowel (caring, bridal, etc.)
T OR F Keep the final e before a suffix beginning with a consonant (lovely, placement, hopeful, etc.)
T OR F Double the final consonant before a suffix that begins with a vowel if both of the following conditions exist: (1) the word has only one syllable or is accented on the last syllable; (2) the word ends in a single consonant preceded by a single vowel (swimming, sunning, etc.)
Stationary vs Stationery
Stationary = to be still
Stationery= as in paper
DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ALL TOGETHER AND ALTOGETHER
All together means everyone or everything together.
If the two terms can be separated, that’s a dead giveaway that the term you want is all together.
is an adverb and means "all in all," "all told," or "completely."
If you can replace the term with something like "completely" or "when all is said and done," you are altogether better off with altogether.
If you can rewrite the sentence to use all and together separately, the term you want is all together.
DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ALTOGETHER AND ALL TOGETHER
altogether - entirely
all together - everyone in one group or place
DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CAPITAL AND CAPITOL.
capital - a city which is the seat of government of a country or state; also money used to carry on a business
capitol - building in which a legislature meets.THINK ROTUNDA IS ROUND IN CAPITOL BLDG.
DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ITS AND IT'S
its - possessive of it
it's - contraction of it is
DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LOOSE AND LOSE.
loose - free; unfastened; not tight
lose - to suffer the loss of; not to win
DIFFERENCE BETWEEN WHO'S AND WHOSE.
who's - contraction of who is or who has
whose - possessive form of who
(Whose book is this?)
Jeanne and I have known each other literally since birth, she is one of my best friends.
what is wrong with this sentence?
It's a comma splice.
it either replace the colon with a semicolon or ",and" instead of the comma.
THE 4 POINTS THAT ARE ON THE RUBRIC FOR THE WRITING PART OF THE TEST ARE.....
BTW...5 PARAGRAPHS OR MORE!
GRAMMAR (& CONVENTIONS OF ENGLISH USAGE)
-A fully developed composition should be about five paragraphs or more.
-Each paragraphs will have 5 sentences. ----State your position in an introductory paragraph.
-Follow it with about three full paragraphs, each of which will discuss one point of support.
-If you can determine these points before you start the essay, you will have a good start.
-End with a concluding paragraph.
DEFINE ACCEPT AND EXCEPT
EXCEPT = EXCLUDING
The word except is most commonly seen as a preposition. However, it can also be used a conjunction and very occasionally as a verb.