Charis for writing Lesson 35 Writing a Memo Happy new year!!! It's been quite a long break and we're glad to announce we are back with your favourite online English lessons. We continue our lessons on writing official documents with writing a memo. What is a memo? It is an official piece of writing intended… Continue reading Writing Memos
Charis for writing Lesson 34 Report Writing II Parts of a report 1. Heading: Every good report must have a title. This title tells unambiguously what the report is about and the period in question. 2. Summary : sometimes referred to as the abstract, this element is a brief description of what is contained in… Continue reading Report Writing II
Charis for writing Lesson 33 Report Writing We were recently contacted by a client to edit a report and our findings motivated us to put together a series of writing official documents. We start with reports this week. What a report is not: 1. It is not a letter (so 'from', 'to' and 'dear sir'… Continue reading Report Writing
Charis for writing Special plurals Welcome to this week's online writing class. This week, we look at some special plurals in English that you might not even be aware of! 1. Latinate plurals: originally Latin words, these nouns end with 'us' or 'um' in the singular and are changed to 'I' or 'ia' or 'a'… Continue reading Special Plurals
Charis for writing Good writing skills I I would like to begin my series on developing good writing skills this week by sharing some reasons why I believe it's important to write well. On a personal level, writing well will help you to communicate better as that is the purpose of writing. Misunderstanding occurs at… Continue reading GOOD WRITING SKILLS I
Charis for writing Lesson 3 Using Apostrophes II Welcome to your online writing class. This is our second lesson on apostrophe usage and we will examine when it's appropriate to use apostrophes. Basically, in English, the apostrophe is used in two contexts: possession and omission. Possession: The apostrophe is used to signify that something belongs… Continue reading Using Apostrophes II
Charis for writing Lesson #3 English has the subject pronouns: I, YOU,HE, SHE, IT, WE, and THEY; and the object pronouns: ME, YOU, HIM, HER, IT, US and THEM. Subject because it is the doer of the action and object because it is the recipient of the action. Very simple but often forgotten when it… Continue reading Is it Between You and Me or You and I?