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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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Possessive Adjectives and Possessive Pronouns (+ Worksheet)

Possessive pronouns may seem identical at first glance to adjectives. But there’s a vast difference between the two. Like other pronouns, possessive pronouns replace nouns. And like other adjectives, possessive adjectives modify nouns. Keep reading to learn the difference between possessive pronouns and adjectives. Then, answer the worksheet provided. Possessive …

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There Is vs. There Are Exercises (With Printable PDF)

There are many people who get confused between there is vs. there are. Learn about the difference between the terms there is and there are as I break it all down for you.Then answer the two exercises I provided to check your understanding of the topic. There Is vs. There …

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Questions in English Grammar – Structure & Examples

Questions are an essential part of English grammar. They can be used to make requests, express interest, or ask for information. In this post, I’ll look at the different types of questions and how to structure them correctly. I’ll also provide some examples to see how they’re used in practice. …

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Past Perfect Continuous Tense Exercises (With Printable PDF)

What happens in English grammar when you mix the past perfect tense with the past continuous tense? We form a verb tense that shows an action starting in the past and continuing at another time in the past! Answer the following past perfect continuous tense worksheets to measure your mastery …

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First Conditional Exercises (With Printable PDF)

Would you like to improve your English language skills? If so, you’re in luck. My quick guide offers a bunch of exercises to help you learn and practice first conditional sentences. Plus, there’s a printable PDF for you to download and use. So let’s get started! What Is the First …

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Linking Verbs vs. Helping Verbs – Difference & Examples

You might already know that verbs express actions, states of being, or conditions. But what is the difference between a linking verb and a helping verb? A linking verb is a type of verb used to connect subjects and predicates, while a helping verb assists the main verb in completing …

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Future Perfect Continuous Tense Exercises (+ Printable PDF)

We use the future perfect continuous tense with will have been and the present participle form of the verb. Answer these three worksheets to check your understanding of the verb tense. Then you can check your answers using the answer key. What Is the Future Perfect Continuous Tense? The sometimes …

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Ever and Never – Usage, List of Examples & Worksheet

Ever and never are total opposites of each other. One is commonly found in statements, while the other is usually used in questions. But what’s the best way to use ever and never? I’ll show you the different usages of the adverbs ever and never with examples. Then, challenge yourself …

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What Are Collocations? – Examples & Worksheet

Like Romeo and Juliet, some words are more suitable for each other. These terms, such as absolutely delighted and highly unlikely, naturally go together. They are called English collocations. I use them when writing fiction, but we all use them even in speech. Keep reading to learn what collocations are. I …

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Prepositions of Time Exercises (With Printable PDF)

Is it in the morning, on the morning, or at the morning? Should you say in the 80s, on the 80s, or at the 80s? Prepositions of time can be confusing. I usually use in for months, years, and other long periods, on for days and dates, and at for …

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