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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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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, College Essay

@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

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, The New School, New School Year, High School, English Class, Learn English, Persuasive Essays

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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

Heroine = a female protagonist 🧝🏻‍♀️💪🏻 Heroin = a highly addictive drug “Pure Heroine” = punny album title by Lorde English Words, English Lessons, Learn English, Grammar Tips, Female Protagonist, Street Names, Lorde, Communication Skills, English Vocabulary

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Heroine = a female protagonist 🧝🏻‍♀️💪🏻 Heroin = a highly addictive drug “Pure Heroine” = punny album title by Lorde #grammar #spelling #wordchoice #heroin #heroine #Lorde

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, Writing Tips, Esl, 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

A love of learning, a love of life — Honesty moment: parent teacher conferences are not. English Idioms, English Words, English Lessons, Learn English, Learning Pyramid, Grammar Tips, Parent Teacher Conferences, Parents As Teachers, Elementary Teacher

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Don't be confused about "a while" and "awhile." #grammar #spelling #wordchoice #awhile #writing #English #ESL #ELA

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What’s Up with “Alot,” “allot,” and “a lot”?

Don't be confused about "a lot," "alot," and "allot." #grammar #spelling #alot #allot #English #writing #ESL #Englishclass

Confused about "a" and "an"? Indefinite articles can be tricky, but we have helpful tips for you to know when to use which! English Class, English Lessons, Teaching English, English Writing, Grammar Quotes, Grammar Tips, Act Test Prep, E Words, College Essay

What’s up with “a” and “an”?

Confused about "a" and "an"? Indefinite articles can be tricky, but we have helpful tips for you to know when to use which! #grammar #English #writing #ESL #Englishclass

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Don't use "very" in your writing; it is neither descriptive nor impressive. Use these superior substitutes instead. #writing #grammar #very #writingtip

Use “karat” for gold ring) 💍; Use “carat” for gems (one-carat diamond) 💎; Carat = Seventeen’s fandom One Carat Diamond, Grammar Tips, Carat Seventeen, Communication Skills, Writing Tips, Carrot, Spelling, Improve Yourself, How To Apply

Use “karat” for gold (14-karat ring) 💍; Use “carat” for gems (one-carat diamond) 💎; Caret = ^ ; Carrot = 🥕 ; Carat = Seventeen’s fandom #grammar #spelling #tweet #twitter

"Bacteria" and "criteria" are PLURAL nouns. Their SINGULAR forms are "bacterium" and "criterion," respectively. Singular And Plural, Grammar Tips, Plural Nouns, English Lessons, Communication Skills, English Grammar, Writing Tips, Vocabulary, Curriculum

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"Bacteria" and "criteria" are PLURAL nouns. Their SINGULAR forms are "bacterium" and "criterion," respectively. #grammar #bacteria #criteria #English