Category Archives: Language

Simple Present Tense

Simple present tense(1)   We use the simple present tense to talk about: (1)   things that are true now,  e.g. My name is Susie.  I am [...]

The Mazic of Oz …

1. Mount Munch On the east edge of the Land of Oz, in the Munchkin Country, is a big, tall hill called Mount Munch. One one side, the bottom [...]

Style

It is the object of every writer to put his thoughts into as effective form as possible so as to make a good impression on the reader. A per [...]

ATTRACTION

Very often the verb is separated from its real nominative or subject by several intervening words and in such cases one is liable to make th [...]

Errors

In the following examples the word or words in parentheses are uncalled for and should be omitted: Fill the glass (full). They appeared to b [...]

Letter Writing

Many people seem to regard letter-writing as a very simple and easily acquired branch, but on the contrary it is one of the most difficult f [...]

Punctuation

Lindley Murray and Goold Brown laid down cast-iron rules for punctuation, but most of them have been broken long since and thrown into the j [...]

Figurative

In Figurative Language we employ words in such a way that they differ somewhat from their ordinary signification in commonplace speech and [...]

Sentences

A sentence is an assemblage of words so arranged as to convey a determinate sense or meaning, in other words, to express a complete thought [...]

Speech

It is very easy to learn how to speak and write correctly, as for all purposes of ordinary conversation and communication, only about 2,000 [...]

Mental Phenomena

At the end of our journey it is time to return to the question from which we set out, namely: What is it that characterizes mind as opposed [...]

On Emotions

On the two subjects of the present lecture I have nothing original to say, and I am treating them only in order to complete the discussion o [...]

Emotions

On the two subjects of the present lecture I have nothing original to say, and I am treating them only in order to complete the discussion o [...]

Truth

The definition of truth and falsehood, which is our topic to-day, lies strictly outside our general subject, namely the analysis of mind. Fr [...]

Belief

Belief, which is our subject to-day, is the central problem in the analysis of mind. Believing seems the most “mental” thing we [...]

Ideas and Thoughts

It is said to be one of the merits of the human mind that it is capable of framing abstract ideas, and of conducting nonsensational thought. [...]

Meanings

The problem with which we shall be concerned in this lecture is the problem of determining what is the relation called “meaning.” [...]

ADJECTIVES

ADJECTIVES       Adjectives are describing words. They tell you more about nouns.                          [...]

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> ADJECTIVES       Adjectives are describing words. They tell you more about nouns.   [...]