English A Vocabulary Development Activity 3

Read the following paragraph and use the words below to fill in the blank spaces.   amazement// just// start// afford // warned//   trouble// rushed // dismay The day did not ___1___ well for Greg. He had woken up late and had to rush through his bath and breakfast. He could not ___2___ to be late again as he had already…

English A Vocabulary Development Activity 2

Read the following paragraph and use the words below to fill in the blank spaces.   noise// rarely// warning// popular//attention// notice// certainly// famous The van was parked across the street. Nobody paid any ___1___ to it as it looked just like any other van. Mr Bernard ___2___ did not notice it as he went about his way. It was his…

English A Vocabulary Development Activity 1

Read the following paragraph and use the words below to fill in the blank spaces.   enjoy// admire// known// things //activities //pleasure// common// occupy Hobbies are ___1___ that people carry out during their free time. Lots of people have hobbies to ___2___ their time and these hobbies give them great pleasure. Some of the more ___3___ hobbies are reading, stamp-collecting…

The Difference between the Argumentative and Persuasive Essays

Argument and persuasion are two different concepts in English. An argumentative essay is a piece of writing that attempts to convince the readers that the author’s idea is true. This is a genre of writing that is used to defend or prove a point. A writer should do a through research; gather accurate facts and figures before writing an argumentative…