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Candace Osmond

Candace Osmond studied Advanced Writing & Editing Essentials at MHC. She’s been an International and USA TODAY Bestselling Author for over a decade. And she’s worked as an Editor for several mid-sized publications. Candace has a keen eye for content editing and a high degree of expertise in Fiction.

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What Is A Determiner? Types & Examples (With Worksheet)

Determiners are one of the many parts of speech in the English language. But what is a determiner in grammar? That’s a good and complex question so I’m going to break it down as much as I can. Basically, it specifies noun modifiers, adjectives, and noun phrases that follow them. …

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What Are Indefinite Pronouns? Worksheet & Examples

There are many types of pronouns in the English language. However, indefinite pronouns seem to be the most unique, if you ask me. What is an indefinite pronoun? How do you properly use them? My guide will answer everything you need to know about indefinite pronouns. Then, you can test …

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Reflexive Pronouns – Definition & Examples (Worksheet Included)

Reflexive pronouns are a type of pronoun that end in -self or -selves. We use them when the subject and object of the sentence are the same. Personally, I think reflexive pronouns are some of the easiest ones to learn! Learn about the definition and examples of reflexive pronouns as …

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What is Present Simple Tense – Examples & Worksheet

The simple present is a most straightforward English grammar concept. It’s used to describe a current or continuous action, but there are a few rules to know first. I’ll cover the present simple tense, see how it’s formed, and take a look at some present simple examples that I whipped …

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Open Class vs Closed Class Words – Meaning & Examples

You cannot build a sentence without at least one word. Words are essential to produce meaning when organized accurately. In English, they are divided into two: open class and closed class words. I’ll show you the meaning of open and closed classes in this post. You will also learn examples …

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Writing in Second Person – Examples & Worksheet

With all writing mostly done in the first and third person, it’s confusing to think (and apply) the second person POV. Using the pronoun “you,” the writer comes “face to face” with the reason, addressing them directly in a more interactive literary experience. I’m not a fan of this perspective …

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What Are Personal Pronouns? Examples & Worksheet

The words I, you, he, she, it, and they are paramount in English language and writing. These are called personal pronouns. Understanding how to use personal pronouns will help you observe a proper flow of sentences. It also avoids repetition within those sentences. Find out the personal pronoun’s definition and …

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Writing in First Person – Examples & Worksheet

Writing in 1st person allows the narrator to be part of the story, but it can be tricky to understand how to pull it off. Using I and we pronouns is just the first step in speaking in the first person, so let’s discover more about the first person point …

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What Are Interrogative Pronouns? Worksheet & Examples

There are several types of pronouns in the English language. One of them is the interrogative pronoun. But what is the use of interrogative pronouns? Go back to my previous sentence, and you have your answer! Keep reading to know the interrogative pronoun definition. My guide will also teach you …

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