Category: English & Grammar

  • Myths and Legends

    Myths and Legends (African and Non-African Tales) Myths and legends refer to any highly imaginative concept or narrative and usually full of falsehood and incredibility Myths: Myths are folktales that are religious and explain the universe and its inhabitants. Such stories are considered true both by the narrator and the audience and tell of the […]

  • Secondary school Admission application template format

                                                                                                                Zenith Heights High School,                                                                                                             Lagos Campus,                                                                                                             Lagos State.                                                                                                             25th August, 2018. The Education Secretary, Zenith Heights High School, Lagos. Dear Madam,                                                    APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION INTO JS 1 I am applying for admission into the above mentioned school for my younger brother. My name is Heritage, a student of Zenith Heights High […]

  • Literary terms in Prose

    Prose: Prose is a general term that refers to non-poetic expression, writing that follows the conventional form of sentences and paragraphs. Quest: This features a main character who is seeking to find something or achieve a goal. In the process, this character encounters and overcomes a series of obstacles, returning wiser and more experienced. Romance is a term […]

  • Present Tense and Past tense, Adverbials

    Tenses are ways by which we can express ourselves based on time that the events take place. In other words, tenses show time of an action in a sentence. The verb plays a very important role in tenses. Present Tense There are three broad divisions of present tense. They are present simple tense, present continuous […]

  • Review on the Genres of Literature (Prose, Poetry and Drama)

    The Genres of Literature The genres of literature are the varieties of literature that we have. These genres are: drama, prose and poetry. Genres are often divided into sub-genres. Prose is divided into fiction and non-fiction, while poetry may then be subdivided into epic, lyric, sonnet, ode, etc. Subdivisions of drama include foremost comedy and […]

  • Adverbs: Types and features

    The main function of an adverb is to give more information about a verb. An adverb is said to modify a verb because it limits the word it describes in some way. Thus, modifying the verb walk with the adverb quickly means that we know that we are concentrating on walking quickly and that we can forget about walking in any other way. Adverbs can also modify […]