When adding certain endings such as -ed, -ing, -er, and -est to words, we sometimes double consonants. These endings represent the past tense, progressive tense, comparative, and superlative respectively
When you begin writing , you will need to decide what style of English to use. The most commonly used dialects are American English, British English and Australian English. Although these dialects follow many of the same rules
Spelling is the forming of words from letters according to accepted usage : ORTHOGRAPHY. In writing, you must write correct words in order that your piece of writing can be understood by the reader(s). Here are some rules that may help you improve your spelling.
Punctuation in numbers can be very tricky. Numbers can take the form of dates, time, numbers, decimals, etc. Punctuating one of those forms may require the use of many punctuation marks. Dates Full stops or slashes are often used in dates. American usage 12.3.09 3/12/09 2.28.15 2/28/15 Scientific usage Full stops are not used in […]
Hyphens are used at the ends of lines where a word has been split, to warn the reader that the word continues on the next line. If the word you need to split is clearly made up of two or more smaller words or elements
Use a semicolon between closely related independent clauses which are not joined by a coordinating conjunction. This rule means that semicolons are used between two complete sentences which are not already linked by words like and, but, or, nor, for, so, yet.