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Vowels and Consonants

By English Tutor: -A – E -I -O -U.  These are called vowels and they form part of the alphabet. They are important as it is rather difficult to form a word without using them. They give the sound to the words we write and say. If you doubt this, try saying a word without a vowel and see how […]

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Sentence Structure

By English Tutor: English grammar is very particular in how you can be allowed to structure certain sentences. Using the right word in a sentence at the wrong place in a sentence can make it either meaningless, change the meaning completely or make it ambiguous  and unless either one of these three is intended by the writer, then grammar rules […]

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Punctuation Marks: How and when to use them

By English Tutor: Definition: Punctuation marks are any of the marks that are used to punctuate writing.  They are fairly easy to identify in a sentence and in a paragraph of writing. These include: comma, colon, full stop, question mark, exclamation mark, inverted comma and dashes. Punctuation marks come from punctuate which is to interrupt at intervals. Some punctuation marks […]

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The correct use of a word

By English Tutor: There are words that confuse many people as to how or when to use them. They seem harmless when used in a sentence, but the incorrect use of a word can change the whole sentence to either be meaningless of to mean something completely different altogether. Who did they invite? Who is an interrogative pronoun. It asks […]

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The Correct time to use “at” and “in”

By English Tutor: The correct time to use 'at' and 'in'. It seems almost unimaginable that people have a problem identifying when to use the afore mentioned. My house mate asked me this question: Which is grammaticallycorrect? Saying: I am in Pretoria or I am at Pretoria. Before we can answer that question, we need to explain why the one […]

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