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Introduction to Adverbs Podcast
Introduction to Adverbs Podcast

Adverbs are used to qualify or modify various parts of speech. This podcast will explain the different types of adverbs and provide examples for each.

Keeping the Elephant Out of Your Pajamas: How to Fix a Dangling Modifier
Keeping the Elephant Out of Your Pajamas: How to Fix a Dangling Modifier

Examples of dangling modifiers and how to fix them, from the experts at Scribendi.

Lay vs. Lie
Lay vs. Lie

Are you going to lay down or lie down to sleep? The question is enough to keep you awake. Learn the difference between lay vs. lie so you can get some rest!

Learn About Adjectives
Learn About Adjectives

English just wouldn't be the same without these descriptive words. If you're looking for detailed explanations and examples of what an adjective is and how to place them properly, then this podcast will answer all your questions.

Making Comparisons
Making Comparisons

This is the second in a series of articles addressing several common grammatical issues. This article explains phantom or one-sided comparisons, which might be the most prevalent issue of all, particularly in academic papers.

May vs. Might: One Guide to Rule Them All
May vs. Might: One Guide to Rule Them All

Knowing when to use may vs. might can be harder than trying to destroy the One Ring. These examples in the writing of Tolkien will help you use them correctly.

Miscommunication: The Problem with Texting
Miscommunication: The Problem with Texting

Scribendi explains the problem with texting and the poor grammar habits it creates.

Parts of Speech: Pronouns
Parts of Speech: Pronouns

Are pesky pronouns causing you grief in your ESL English writing? Relax—our ESL editing and proofreading experts are here to help explain this troublesome part of speech.

Plural Possessives
Plural Possessives

Do you struggle with plural possessives? If so, don’t feel bad; you’re not alone! Knowing when and where to add the apostrophe to possessives can be tricky. Further complicating matters is that the correct usage sometimes looks and sounds wrong. We hope that by the end of this article, you’ll have a better grasp of plural possessives and how and when to use them.

Plural Possessives Podcast: Does that little apostrophe get you every time?
Plural Possessives Podcast: Does that little apostrophe get you every time?

Do you struggle with plural possessives? If so, don't feel bad; you're not alone! Knowing when and where to add the apostrophe to possessives can be tricky. Further complicating matters is that the correct usage sometimes looks and sounds wrong. We hope that by the end of this podcast, you'll have a better grasp of plural possessives and how and when to use them. In this podcast, our editors discuss plural possessives and how to use them correctly.

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