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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.

Adverbs: What You Need to Know
Adverbs: What You Need to Know

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.

Festive Grammar: There's No Gift like the Present Tense
Festive Grammar: There's No Gift like the Present Tense

With Christmas approaching, it is time to unwrap one of the most useful gifts you will receive this year: a thorough knowledge of the present tense!

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.

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!

What is a Verb?
What is a Verb?

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?

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