Archive For The “English” Category

Six Tips to Help Improve Your Essay Writing

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Writing an essay can be a daunting task. There are many pitfalls for the unwary, but don’t despair! The advice below should help you avoid some of the common mistakes… At least you can move paragraphs and sentences around without literally getting out the scissors and glue… Understand the question. Underline key points or words….

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How to Analyse a Poem

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The sheer number of articles on The Tutor Pages on how to analyse poems shows what a hot topic this is. Many students feel intimidated and overwhelmed when faced with a new poem, but here are some tips on how to break down the mass of words into something more understandable! Start at the very beginning. It…

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Advantages of Good Grammar

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Has learning grammar recently become too tough? The subject has been at the centre of an ongoing debate surrounding the spelling, punctuation and grammar (‘Spag’) tests for 10 to 11-year-olds. Teachers and parents have suggested that learning technical grammar terminology might even be unnecessary, and that it can have a negative impact on creative storytelling skills. However,…

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