While ‘very’ has its place in the English language, try this handy list of words and see if you can use a more descriptive alternative.
I was asked to clarify this a week or two ago, so I thought I’d make a video.
Necessity is the mother of invention
This idiom* is used to express the idea that a creative solution was reached because there were no alternatives. This is usually used in situations where there was a desperate need for a solution and there were none to be found, so people had to get creative.
Below is a clear illustration of this idea: Continue reading “Idiom: Necessity, mother of invention”
The words ‘invade’ and ‘evade’ can be confusing for some students. Today, we will look at their definitions.
As students move up the years in high school, they are expected to use more and more complex vocabulary, but this leads to a pet peeve of mine: inappropriate/incorrect vocabulary.