30 Quirky Collective Nouns for Animals
30 Quirky Collective Nouns for Animals

Did you know that a group of turtles is called a bale? Find out other quirky collective nouns for animals with this adorable infographic.

Adjectives and Adverbs Podcast
Adjectives and Adverbs Podcast

This podcast provides definitions and examples of both adjectives and adverbs. It highlights key points to remember when identifying and including them in your writing and provides a few exceptions you should be aware of.

Adjectives or Adverbs?
Adjectives or Adverbs?

Are you constantly confusing adverbs and adjectives? Scribendi's editors will help cure your confusion for good.

Common and Proper Nouns
Common and Proper Nouns

The English word “noun” comes from the Latin nomen, meaning “name.” We use nouns to name something, that is, a person, animal, object, place, action, or abstract idea, such as an event or quality (boy, koala, block, farm, invasion, or kindness). Nouns can be defined more precisely by the other words that go with them. In particular, nouns often have the definite article "the" in front of them.

Five Habits to Avoid in Academic Writing
Five Habits to Avoid in Academic Writing

Everyone wants to sound smart and professional in their academic writing, but there are instances when an attempt to do so can come off as unappealing or difficult to follow. If you are a student or academic, this podcast can help you determine what to avoid in your writing.

Five Habits to Avoid in Fiction Writing
Five Habits to Avoid in Fiction Writing

Five habits every writer of fiction needs to break.

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.

What is an Adjective?
What is an Adjective?

Are adjectives causing you aggravation? Are you unsure of the difference between adjectives and adverbs? Perhaps you are asking yourself “What is an adjective?” Whatever the case, this article will help you make sense of these descriptive words.

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