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Using “Little” or “a Little” and “Few” or “a Few”

Few aspects of the English language can grow as convoluted as when to use few or a few, or little versus a little. This is one of the many rules that native English speakers simply pick up through usage of the language over time. Other folks are not sure how to use these words in writing, or are ...

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Common Contractions: Correct Usage

Contractions are used in almost every aspect of life, from the written word, to weekly conversations with your grandmother. Although contractions are usually frowned upon in formal writing, they make an appearance frequently in the English language, and understanding both how to create them, and...

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Subject-Verb Agreement

Wouldn’t the world be a better place if we could all learn to get along? Agreement brings peace and stability. It’s no different in the language world. Sentences that have proper agreement, usually between subjects and verbs or pronouns and antecedents, flow more smoothly and are more clear to t...

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Common Types of Nouns

Ah, the wonderful world of nouns. They are probably the most commonly used part of speech and there are several different types of which to be aware and know how to use. As a reminder: A noun is a part of speech that names a person, place, thing, or idea. The following is a quick guide to nouns...

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Formulas for Math on the ParaPro Test: Part 3—Data Analysis

Data analysis can be one of the trickiest parts of the Math section of the ParaPro Test. It requires not only math knowledge but the ability to choose the best strategy for solving each exercise. Developing those skills requires practice, and thankfully, we’ve got you covered! In the following f...

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Using “Little” or “a Little” and “Few” or “a Few”

Few aspects of the English language can grow as convoluted as when to u…

Common Contractions: Correct Usage

Contractions are used in almost every aspect of life, from the written …

Subject-Verb Agreement

Wouldn’t the world be a better place if we could all learn to get along…