WASSCE English Language

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 #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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Introduction to WASSCE Summary Ecourse

Reading Time: 9 minutes Hello, I created this short WASSCE Summary ecourse with you in mind. TAKE ME TO SUMMARY SOLUTIONS PACK 1 I want to help you discover the essential steps that go into producing an excellent summary answer in the WASSCE English Language Summary or a related test paper. Now let’s get to business. No time to …

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The Sample Summary Solutions Series Pack 1 (SSSSP1)

Reading Time: 5 minutes Hello, I’m giving you sample answers to standard WASSCE level summary questions. I proudly call these tutorials The Sample Summary Solutions Series Pack (SSSSP) I trust that these series of recommended answers to WASSCE level summary questions will enable you to know exactly what to do when the time comes for you to sit for …

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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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5 Simple Ways to Identify an Adjective

Reading Time: 2 minutes With the below points in mind, never again will you find it difficult to identify an adjective in a sentence . The first thing you need to know is that almost any word can perform the function of an adjective in the English sentence. What this means is that it is not only words traditionally …

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4 Effective Reading Skills for a Comprehension Test

Reading Time: 3 minutes It is easier to perform creditably in a reading comprehension or summary test if you have certain effective reading skills. Making Sure You Understand What You Read Comprehension and Summary are major components of most high school level English Language tests. International examinations such as WASSCE, G/ABCE, SAT, IGCSE O-Level or A/AS-Level, and GCSE have …

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How to Avoid Deviation in Essay Writing

Reading Time: 6 minutes Hello! In this article, I give you a practical demonstration of what to do to avoid deviation in your English Essay Writing test. To avoid deviation, you need to analyze your chosen topic first. Do this moments before you begin to write your answer in the composition section of your English Language paper. The points …

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How to Write a High-Quality Argumentative Essay

Reading Time: 5 minutes Let me show you how to compose a really high-grade argumentative essay. Any essay whose main aim is to convince the writer’s audience to accept or at least appreciate her line of thinking on a particular issue must be written just for that purpose. Whether you’re a student preparing to write a test involving argumentative …

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50+ Examples of Homophones

Reading Time: 2 minutes   Let’s talk about homophones.You wouldn’t mind knowing 50+ examples of homophones in English, would you? Quite often, homophones make us get our spellings wrong. That’s how important they are in your English learning. What do you know about homophones in English? I believe that as soon as you get to know some examples of …

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How to Use Metaphor in Your Speech or Writing

Reading Time: 4 minutes The English language has become the world’s number one language of politics, diplomacy, sport, show business, commerce and industry. It is therefore imperative for each one of us living in any part of the world to learn to use metaphor effectively in this international lingua franca. From the Rwandan student in a small town in …

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The Difference Between a Phrase and a Clause

Reading Time: 2 minutes This tutorial is going to show you the basic difference between a phrase and a clause. You will learn how to quickly tell whether a group of words is a phrase or a clause. Here are the pointers to a phrase in a sentence. 1. Two helpful definitions of a phrase could be your starting …

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