When it comes to constructing a sentence, the verb is widely considered to be one of the most integral elements. In the simplest of definitions, a verb is an action. Drink, walk, talk, drive, and dive are all verbs. But as with everything English, it can't possibly be this easy, can it?
When writing a scientific paper or lab report, remember that your purpose is to communicate your findings to the reader and to explain the research behind your findings. However, proving your overall knowledge of the subject in question is just as important.
In this installment of our Lab Reports and Scientific Papers series, we shift the focus to lab report formatting and the overall organization of information.
This article is the third and final installment of our series about lab reports and scientific papers. Lab report citation style is the topic up for discussion in this part of our series.
Have you ever found yourself questioning your use of italics in a term paper or essay? Does using italicized print worry you to the extent that you just avoid italics altogether? When exactly is the right time to use italics? This article will explain when to use those slanted letters and when it is best to leave them upright.
Put simply, an article is a word that combines with a noun. Articles are actually adjectives because they describe the nouns that they precede. In English, there are only three articles: the, a, and an.
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The adverb belongs to a large class of words that add information by qualifying or modifying a verb, an adjective, another adverb, a preposition, or a clause, indeed anything except nouns and pronouns (which are modified by adjectives). Confused? Don't be! After we provide some examples of adverbs, you will have a much better understanding of this mystifying modifier.
An appositive is a noun or a pronoun (often with modifiers) that is beside another noun or pronoun, usually with the purpose of explaining or modifying. Now don’t get nervous—we'll help you figure this out.