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Pop Quiz! Although, Though, Despite and However

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Here’s a 13-question online quiz from UsingEnglish.com: Click the link below to redirect to the quiz. Select the best answers and hit “Grade Me” to find your score.

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See How Easily You Can Make Your Writing Better – Pro Tips for Beginning English Writers

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By Natasha Nixon

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®Mary Vertulfo

Writing English can be very difficult, especially if you are not a native English speaker. However, there are a few tips that you can put to use in order to make your English writing better. In this article, we will take a look at a couple very practical writing tips for those who are just now getting started with the English language. Although it might take a bit of time and effort, you, too, can be a great English writer to communicate via email, letters, and more.

Keep It Simple

One of the most important things to remember when first starting to write English is that you want to keep your sentences and words fairly simple. Just getting your point across to the reader is the most important thing. Do not worry about things like using big words or trying to make complicated sentences or…

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Easy Lesson on Singular and Plural Forms in English – Look at the beautiful carp in the pond!

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Joe Lewis

As you probably know, most plural nouns in English are with an S at the end.

The plural of hand is hands: one hand, two hands.

The plural of pen is pens: one pen, two pens.

One dress, two dresses. (The extra e is to pronounce it. You can’t say dresss, can you?)

It gets a bit more complicated with several words that stay the same in the plural.

The plural of sheep is sheep.

The plural of fish is fish or fishes (you may choose).

The plural of deer is deer.

Then there are a few words that have an irregular plural form.

Examples are:

Child – children

Foot – feet

Mouse – mice

Tooth – teeth

Goose – geese

Man – men

Woman –…

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