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  • Adverb

    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 […]

  • Poetry

    A poem is a piece of creative writing that is usually written in verse while poetry is collection of poems. Types of Poetry The types of poetry include: Epic: Epic poems are long serious poems that tell story of a heroic figure. Lyric: This poem can be sung. It expresses the poet’s thoughts and feelings. Ode: Odes are […]

  • Speech writing

    Speech Writing is, in most cases, in a form of end-of-a-year speech, prize-giving day speech or other forms of speech-making occasions whereby one is required to deliver a speech. Speech writing demands the skill of writing almost as one speaks. Useful Hints on How to Write a Good Speech (1) Content: The content depends on […]

  • Determiners (Meaning, Types and Functions of Determiners).

    A determiner is a word that is used in front of a noun or pronoun to give some information about it. Formerly, determiners were classified as adjectives. However, because, unlike adjectives, determiners do not, strictly speaking ‘describe’ a noun or pronoun, the modern grammatical practice is to draw a distinction between them. Thus, the category determiner has been created. Types of Determiners […]

  • Drama: Drama text, themes, features related to literary terms

    Drama is a play written for actors and actresses to perform on stage before an audience, on radio or television. It is basically a performing art and therefore depends on action for its effectiveness. It involves the originating of forms which relates to action, language, characters of a story and a play. Drama is that […]

  • Future Tenses

    There are four major divisions of future tense; they are the Simple Future, the Future Continuous, the Future Perfect, and the Future Perfect Continuous. This is the expression of future event that has not taken place. It is coming on the way. The two words that we can use to express the future tense are will and shall. […]

  • 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 […]