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Are you still struggling in your effort to become a better speaker, writer or reader of English? Is English your second language or a foreign language to you? Find here the most effective help to deal with your issues relating to grammar, expression, vocabulary and more. Learn English to prepare you for that examination and also for your career and life in general.

The Best Way to Answer Comprehension Questions – WASSCE (+PDF)

Reading Time: 12 minutes Today, you’re going to learn how to answer comprehension questions. I will show you a practical demonstration of the best approach to your comprehension questions. You will benefit immensely if you are going to be a candidate in the WAEC/WASSCE English Language test paper. So fasten your seat belts because we are going on an …

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Grammatical Name and Functions of Adverbs

Reading Time: 4 minutes Today I’m going to show you how to perform two important grammar wonders – identify an adverb and state the functions of adverbs. To be able to easily identify a word as an adverb, knowledge of the definition of adverbs is helpful. So, let’s move quickly to once and for all discover the definition of …

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Grammatical Name and Functions of Prepositions

Reading Time: < 1 minute This post is going to show you how to identify and state the functions of prepositions. Definition of preposition The Cambridge Dictionary defines a preposition as “A word which is used before a noun, a noun phrase or a pronoun, connecting it to another word” e.g. We jumped into the lake She drove slowly down the track …

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How Do I Write a Good Narrative Essay?

Reading Time: 13 minutes Welcome to your all-in-one English Language tutorial about how to write a good narrative essay. In most high school level and post-secondary level exams, you may have to write a narrative essay as a compulsory component of your English Language paper or make the choice to write a narrative essay from of a given number …

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Answers to Grammatical Function Past Questions: WASSCE

Reading Time: 4 minutes The below questions and answers will show you how to provide the most suitable answers to this section of your WAEC/WASSCE/SSSCE and GCE English Language Comprehension paper. We are going to provide answers to each one of  the items according to the below question that WAEC repeats almost every year. The question is in two …

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24 Likely Grammatical Name Past Questions and Answers

Reading Time: 3 minutes The below questions and answers will show you how to provide the most suitable answers to this section of your WAEC/WASSCE/SSSCE and GCE English Language Comprehension paper. We are going to provide answers to each one of  the items according to the below question that WAEC repeats almost every year. The question is in two …

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Sample WASSCE English Summary Answers #2

Reading Time: 2 minutes Read the following passage carefully and answer in your own words, as far as possible, the questions that follow. Passage There were certain underlying conditions that enabled department stores grow up when they did. From the start, they all catered for middle-class customers and set out to convey to them an air of luxury and …

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Sample WASSCE English Summary Answers #3

Reading Time: 3 minutes Read the following passage carefully and answer in your own words, as far as possible, the questions that follow. Passage Poverty, like malaria, is pandemic in many developing countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Why are most of these countries so economically backward and so slow to develop even many years after they have freed themselves from …

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Sample WASSCE English Summary Answers #4

Reading Time: 3 minutes Read the following passage carefully and answer, in your own words as far as possible, the questions that follow. Passage Governments argue that taxes are a necessary evil – the price we pay for a civilized society. Whether you agree with that sentiment or not, it is undeniable that the price is usually a high …

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How to Answer WASSCE Summary Questions – PDF

Reading Time: 9 minutes Hello, I created this tutorial on how to answer WAEC/WASSCE summary questions with you in mind. I want to help you discover the best way to answer WAEC/WASSCE summary questions. You will soon learn the essential steps that go into producing an excellent summary answer. It may be in the WASSCE English Language Summary or …

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3 Sample Summary Questions and Answers – PDF

Reading Time: 7 minutes Hello, I’m giving you sample summary questions and answers to assist you learn how to answer summary questions better. I trust that this set of sample summary questions and answers will enable you to know exactly what to do when the time comes for you to sit for your English Language Paper. Please do well …

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Identifying Noun Phrases – 23 Helpful Groups of Words

Reading Time: 5 minutes Identifying noun phrases in the English sentence need not be that difficult. I am about to show you exactly when it becomes quite easy for anybody to know that the grammatical name of a group of words is noun phrase. You can easily score full marks here. But before I let the cat out of …

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25 Examples of the Noun Clause Introduced by What/Whatever

Reading Time: 3 minutes I want to give you 25 examples of the Noun Clause which is introduced by What or Whatever Noun Clause Markers Words that introduce noun clauses are referred to as Noun Clause Markers. One simple way to ascertain whether a clause is a Noun Clause therefore is to find out if it begins with any …

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33 Examples of the Adjectival Clause

Reading Time: 3 minutes   I am about to give you lots of examples of the adjectival clause. But before I do that, let me show you a summary of the characteristics of what qualifies to be called an adjectival clause. First, an adjectival clause, like other types of subordinate clauses, is usually a group of words. Secondly, any …

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