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This is the category for English as a Second Language (ESL). This category is suitable for articles that are addressed to both teachers of ESL and to students of ESL. Related articles can be found in English, English Dialects and Slang, Speech Styles and World Languages.

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English Grammar

English Grammar

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English Vocabulary

English Vocabulary

English Vocabulary-  Learn how to improve your knowledge of English words and how to enrich your English.

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With the dawn of the Internet, the birth of Internet slang, and the growing age of SMS, many individuals are forgetting the fundamental aspects of English punctuation. Would you like to write a great paper for one of your classes? Maybe you need to submit a polished, impeccable proposal to your boss. If so, it will help to know proper usage of punctuation. Consider this article a crash course in English punctuation, and read on.

End your sentences with a period (full stop), question mark, or exclamation point (exclamation mark or shout mark).

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The rules for apostrophes vary with the type of word. Learn where to put apostrophes so that your writing is clear and correct. In short, apostrophes are frequently used to indicate possession and in contractions, but never to pluralize.

Never use an apostrophe to indicate a plural. The wrong use of an apostrophe to form the plural is called the greengrocer's apostrophe, since grocers are often the worst (or at least the most visible) offenders. If you have more than one apple, then write apples, not apple's. If you cannot replace the word with "his," "her," "their", or "its" and if it isn't a contraction, then an apostrophe should not be used.

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Read this article to learn how you can enrich your English vocabulary in just a few weeks.

Love words. You have to really want to learn new vocabulary if you're going to succeed.

Look up words you don't know whenever you encounter them. After encountering and looking up a word several times, you should eventually be able to remember its definition.

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A syllable is a unit of language consisting of an uninterrupted portion of sound. All words have syllables, even if it is just 1. There is actually a word for deciphering the syllables in words. It is syllabication. Students learn syllabication in school, but adults can benefit from the knowledge as well. Knowing how to divide words into syllables can greatly help with your spelling and reading skills as well as your ability to pronounce words correctly. As is the case with many English grammar rules, there are exceptions; however, the following directions in combination with each other generally apply when dividing words into syllables.

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