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What is Direct and Indirect Speech?

A large amount of literature is made up of plays, sonnets and poems. In these types of literature, we oftentimes find the use of Direct and Indirect speech. In our everyday life, there are...

What are Phrases and Clauses?

In our previous article on How to use Punctuation, you would have noticed a couple of references to Phrases and Clauses. Have you ever heard of Phrases and Clauses? If not, read on to...

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What is an Adverb?

So far in your quest to better understand the different forms of speech in the English language, you will have learned about Verbs. As brought out in the article – What Is a Verb?...

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What is an Adjective?

As you begin to learn more about the English language you will come across words that are used to describe certain things – these are called adjectives. What are adjectives? How are they used?...