The Eight Parts of Speech

There are eight parts of speech in the English language: noun, pronoun, verb, adjective, adverb, preposition, conjunction, and interjection.

Understanding the Mad Queen | Daenerys Targaryen

The Season Finale My thoughts Many people have already had their say on the final episode of Season 8. The majority of people hate it. I hate it, for biased reasons that I will probably mention at the end of this post.

First Art of 2019

Hello fellow humans! I’m a very bad artist. Why, you ask? Well, I just paint or sketch whenever I feel like it.

To my son – January 2019

Hello, my son! I just recently watched The Princess Diaries. There’s this scene where Princess Mia’s father left her a diary with a letter he wrote for her. The letter would be given to her on her 16th birthday so, as a millennial, I thought it would be cool to give you a similar letter….

Midnight Cafe

I wake up some mornings and sit and have my coffee and look out at my window, and I go, ’Remember how good this is. Because you can lose it.’

Step by step vs. Step-by-step

Is Step by step hyphenated? When a compound adjective comes before a noun, hyphenate it. (formula: step-by-step + noun) Example: step-by-step instructions. If the adjectives follow the noun, do not hyphenate them. (formula: noun + step by step) Example: the instructions were step by step Source: Thoughtful Learning

‘One’ as a Pronoun | Pronouns | Parts of Speech

We use ONE instead of repeating a noun. We use ONE for singular nouns, and ONES for plurals.– What beautiful flowers! Can I have one?  (one=flower)– Who is your girlfriend? – The one in the red shirt– I’d like a hamburger. One with lots of onion, please.– Would you like to try these shoes, sir? – No, the…

Painter of the Night OST《Night Flower》야화: 밤에 피는 – Ahn Ye Eun (안예은)

Night Flower (야화) Artist : AHN YEEUN (안예은) Album : Painter of the Night OST (야화첩 OST) Genre : K-Pop Language : Korean Release Date : 2021.08.28    Korean Lyrics English Translation 어떤 말로 시작을 해야 좋을지 어긋나고 또 어긋난 너와 나에게 대답없이 구름 뒤에 숨은 달을 원망하다 덧없는 아침이 오네   다음 말을 이어가도…

What does “Hwabyeong 화병” mean in English?

“Hwabyeong 화병”, the mysterious Korean illness among the working class “화병” (火病) /hwa byŏng/: traditional Korean medicine, physical (and mental) symptoms caused by suppressing stress. Literally “anger” (“화” 火) + illness” (“병” 病). abbreviation of “울화병” (鬱火病) /ul hwa byŏng/: “depression anger illness”. 화병 is one of the cultural unique syndromes, unique to Koreans. “Hwabyeong”…

Useless Waters | Poems

Useless Waters I went with the flow Swam with the tide Now I realize it was in vain USELESS WATERS. That’s what it was. Now I’m left with memories and a fairly disappointed heart. I refuse to be weak. Maybe not now, but someday I will show you. Treading those waters and for thinking I…

Plural Nouns: Rules | Parts of Speech

Regular nouns To make regular nouns plural, add ‑s to the end. cat – cats house – houses However, when the noun ends in S, SH, CH, X or Z*, we add -ES to the noun. truss – trusses bus – buses marsh – marshes lunch – lunches tax – taxes blitz – blitzes I…

Tag Questions and their Intonation

What are Tag Questions? Tag Questions are  is a question added at the end of a sentence. Speakers use question tags chiefly to make sure their information is correct or to seek argument. Simply put, tag questions are added to turn a statement into a question. For example: Statement: Ken is here Tag question: Isn’t…

Tag Questions: In-depth rules

More Tag Question Rules: A. If the statement has “be” as an ordinary verb, we use a form of be in the tag. Tags are always used with pronouns. You are from Zaire, aren’t you? Angela is here, isn’t she? Your father wasat school, wasn’t he? (be verbs used: are, is, and was) B. If…