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Useful, practical, and easy-to-apply grammar tips that will improve your writing, speaking, and overall communication skills. #grammar #writing #writingtips #grammartips #tips #ESL #ELA #ELT #EFL

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WANT TO WRITE BETTER? — The YUNiversity

Here is a (very) condensed version of one of our most popular blog posts. Good luck in your writing! 💪 #English #writing #NaNoWriMo #writers #writersblock #inspiration #grammar #productivity #reading

The meme of Pinocchio notwithstanding, this post will not be dealing with lie (tell an untruth). The past tense of that “lie” is simply lied . Your English teacher lied if he or she told you that it’s something else. Instead, this post wil Grammar Tips, Spelling And Grammar, Grammar And Vocabulary, The New School, New School Year, Grammatically Correct, Persuasive Essays, Past Tense, Parts Of Speech

🤥 HOW TO FINALLY GET “LAY” VS. “LIE” — The YUNiversity

The meme of Pinocchio notwithstanding, this post will not be dealing with lie (tell an untruth). The past tense of that “lie” is simply lied . Your English teacher lied if he or she told you that it’s something else. Instead, this post wil

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👨🏻‍🎓 YOU’RE NOT AN “ALUMNI” — The YUNiversity

Let’s imagine that you are about to graduate from college. Naturally, you’re excited about buying a license plate frame for your car to express your pride in your alma mater.

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💁🏻‍♂️ THE 411 ON “AMOUNT OF” AND “NUMBER OF” — The YUNiversity

Lots of people we know don’t care about the difference between “amount of” and “number of”—and they use the two interchangeably. And while we concede that it doesn’t really matter in colloquial (i.e., spoken English), we would be remiss if we didn’t make it known that there are lots of other people

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DO YOU KNOW HOW TO USE . . . AN ELLIPSIS? — The YUNiversity

This is a topic that people think they know . . . until they have to actually put it into practice. As an introduction, the “dot-dot-dot” (. . .) is known as an ellipsis . It is used primarily . . . to omit certain words or phrases from a quotation or citation to indicate a pause

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WANT TO WRITE BETTER? — The YUNiversity

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The Interwebs are rife with misuse of “you and I” and “you and me,” a situation that is exacerbated by the fact that so many pop song lyrics get them wrong. Here’s how to use “you and I” and “you and me” correctly. Grammar Tips, Spelling And Grammar, Grammar And Vocabulary, Pop Song Lyrics, Pop Songs, The New School, New School Year, Efl Teaching, Persuasive Essays

🤯 “YOU AND I” ISN’T ALWAYS RIGHT; “YOU AND ME” ISN’T ALWAYS WRONG — The YUNiversity

We get a question about “you and I” and “you and me” seemingly every week. And for some strange reason, many people are under the impression that only one of those is ever right. One of the points of this article is to disabuse people of such erroneous thinking. The truth is that both “you and me”

Grammar bosses for Gen TL; We make learning about grammar and vocabulary fun and easy. YUNicorns can't all be wrong. Grammar Tips, Spelling And Grammar, Grammar And Vocabulary, Grammar Worksheets, Brush My Teeth, Persuasive Essays, Adverbs, Teaching Aids

@the_yuniversity posted to Instagram - 👨🏻‍🏫 Adverbs modify verbs, adjectives, or other adverbs. They also answer the following questions: When? (Always.) How? (Carefully.) Where? (Everywhere.) In what way? (Quickly.) To what extent? (Totally.) Although many adverbs end in "-ly," it is not a requirement. . . . #grammar #adverb #learnenglish #esl #efl #English #Englishclass #ela #elt #adverbs

"What are your favorite stadiums?" = "What are your favorite stadia"? (But very few people would use "stadia" instead of "stadiums.") Similarly "gymnasiums" = "gymnasia. Grammar Tips, Spelling And Grammar, Grammar And Vocabulary, The New School, New School Year, English Class, Learn English, Persuasive Essays, Pop Songs

@the_yuniversity posted to Instagram - "What are your favorite stadiums?" 🏟 = "What are your favorite stadia"? 🏟 (But very few people would use "stadia" instead of "stadiums.") Similarly, "gymnasiums" = "gymnasia." . . . #grammar #stadiums #stadia #gymnasiums #gymnasia #english #greek #learnenglish #staplescenter #oldtrafford #English #Englishclass #ela #esl #elt #efl

A "faun" is a lustful rural god e. Pan from Greek mythology. A "fawn" is a baby deer e. They are pronounced the same. Grammar Tips, Spelling And Grammar, Grammar And Vocabulary, The New School, New School Year, Persuasive Essays, Pop Songs, Baby Deer, Communication Skills

@the_yuniversity posted to Instagram - A "faun" is a lustful rural god, e.g., Pan from Greek mythology. A "fawn" is a baby deer 🦌, e.g., Bambi. 💁🏻 They are pronounced the same. #spelling #faun #fawn #bambi #disney #grammar #vocabulary #wordchoice #English #Englishclass #learningEnglish

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@the_yuniversity posted to Instagram - 👨🏻‍🎓👩🏻‍🎓 Get the perfect graduation gift: "Grammar in 60 Minutes, Vol. 1"; it's available for $0.99. 🔥 (The link is in our bio.) . . . #grammar #English #learnEnglish #writing #ELA #ELT #EFL #ESL #Englishclass #grammarguide

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The YUNiversity on Instagram: “💁🏻 There are better (more descriptive) words than “very” + adjective. The next time you’re tempted to use phrases like “very often” or…”

@the_yuniversity posted to Instagram - 💁🏻 There are better (more descriptive) words than “very” + adjective. The next time you’re tempted to use phrases like “very often” or “very scared,” try “frequently” and “petrified” instead, respectively. . . . #vocabulary #very #writing #wordchoice #learnenglish #english #esl #writingtips #englishclass #wordsmatter

"Until" and "till" are considered standard/formal. In other words don't use "til" and "'til" in essays formal letters or professional emails. Grammar Tips, In Other Words, Parts Of Speech, Communication Skills, English Grammar, Free Resume, Writing Tips, Sample Resume, Meant To Be

The YUNiversity on Instagram: “"Until" and "till" are considered standard/formal. 👌 Unfortunately, both "til" and "'til" aren't. 🙅🏻‍♀️ In other words, don't use "til" and…”

@the_yuniversity posted to Instagram - "Until" and "till" are considered standard/formal. 👌 Unfortunately, both "til" and "'til" aren't. 🙅🏻‍♀️ In other words, don't use "til" and "'til" in essays, formal letters, or professional emails. . . . #grammar #english #till #until #til #writing

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Either "hanged" or "hung" could be the simple past or past participle of "hang." Criminals are hanged; paintings and clothes are hung. I hanged up the phone. I hung up the phone. We hanged out. We hung out. English Idioms, English Words, English Vocabulary, English Grammar, Efl Teaching, Grammar Tips, Aesthetic Words, English Language Learning, Communication Skills

The YUNiversity on Instagram: “Either "hanged" or "hung" could be the simple past or past participle of "hang." Criminals are hanged; paintings 🖼️ and clothes 👗 are hung.…”

@the_yuniversity posted to Instagram - Either "hanged" or "hung" could be the simple past or past participle of "hang." Criminals are hanged; paintings 🖼️ and clothes 👗 are hung. I hanged up the phone. → ❌ I hung up the phone. → ✔ We hanged out. → ❌ We hung out. 👫🍨 → ✔ . . . #grammar #hanged #hung #english #hangout #hungup #learnenglish #idioms #esl #efl

💁🏻‍♂️ℹ️ Don’t get “countdown” (a noun) mixed up with “count down” (a verb phrase). Grammar Tips, Communication Skills, Esl, Writing Tips, Spelling, Vocabulary, Improve Yourself, Count, Acting

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💁🏻‍♂️ℹ️ Don’t get “countdown” (a noun) mixed up with “count down” (a verb phrase). #spelling #grammar #countdown #vocabulary #writing #ESL #English