What if we told you that creating a basic website is just as simple?
These days you don’t need any special technical skills for it.
The seventeen quizzes with a gold marble were written by the English faculty at an estimable midwestern university and are used here with the permission of that department.
The ten quizzes with a red marble were prepared by students in Professor Karyn Hollis's Tutor Training course at Villanova University.
Pursue words actively and become alert to words that you simply overlooked in the past.
Write down the words in one column; then, later, when you have a dictionary at your disposal, write down a common definition of the word; in a third column, write a brief sentence using the word, underlined. In the pauses of your busy daywhen you're sitting on the bus, in the dentist's office, during commercialstake out the paper and review your vocabulary words until you feel comfortable that you would recognize (and be able to use) these words the next time you see them.
Building a vocabulary that is adequate to the needs of one's reading and self-expression has to be a personal goal for every writer and speaker.
Several quizzes have been connected to this section as vocabulary muscle builders.
Sometimes it's a matter of not being able to recall the right word; sometimes we never knew it.
It is also frustrating to read a newspaper or homework assignment and run across words whose meanings elude us. When your children get in trouble fighting with the neighbors' children, and your neighbors call your children swell, the battle is over and they didn't stand a chance.
The twenty-one quizzes with a green marble and designated "Practice" have been adapted from the instructor's manual and other ancillary materials accompanying Sentence Sense: A Writer's Guide.