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Why Grammar Is Important

 

I’ve always had a problem with my writing, it’s mainly because of a little disorder known as dysgraphia. I simply cannot write things down on paper without it being a complete and utter mess. When I discovered keyboards, my life changed forever though. I was finally able to write down exactly what I wanted to write. No moryou-either-die-a-grammar-nazi1 e muscles not moving the way I want to, all it took was the patience to hunt and peck. I can tell you this much though, it definitely annoyed my computer teacher when I just could not learn how to use the home row, but I ended up as one of the fastest typists in my class. It seems that passion makes you a lot better than you would normally be at things, and I was definitely passionate. I never had a problem with reading, only with writing. Getting my muscles to remember the shapes that each letter is beyond me, and now that I can finally write down things and express myself like this, it was an amazing feeling. Even though I never really had a problem with spelling, my teachers assumed I did, so they would always try and help me by giving me access to spelling and grammar checkers that the other students didn’t get to use.


I haven’t been in high school for a couple of years, but I do remember the program they let me use. It was called Grammarly (reviewed by Edumuch), and while I didn’t actually need it, I made liberal use of it. You see, Grammarly, or at least the premium version of Grammarly which they let me use, has a plagiarism checker. I can tell you this much, the plagiarism checker on Grammarly works really well, and I was never caught. Not that I plagikeep-calm-and-use-correct-grammar-2-resized-600arized or anything (I may or may not be lying about that), I definitely only wrote original works for all my assignments. I mean, Grammarly is a great program, but I didn’t really need it. I mean, I let some of my friends use it, and they definitely appreciated it more than I did. You see, for people who need it, Grammarly is much more useful. You see, aside from being a great spelling and grammar checker, Grammarly helps people develop their skills as writers. And actually, this makes Grammarly very different from other spelling and grammar checkers out there. You see, Grammarly doesn’t just find your mistakes and tell you what you should put there to correct it, it tells you why it is suggesting that you make that change, and that is extremely useful to help out in developing writing skills, as you can learn as you go. I mean, there’s also the fact that Grammarly helps them out by fixing their mistakes, but that’s what any spelling and grammar checker would do. With the whole suggestion thing, Grammarly really goes above and beyond, and Grammarly is truly one of the greatest programs I have ever used. Not that I needed to use Grammarly, other than for the plagiarism checker.

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Discover The Difference Between Were And We’re

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For a lot of people, myself included it can be rather hard to make the difference between the two words. However, what you need to do is make sure you know the difference between these two words if you are going to make any type of sense when you are writing up any article for use on the Internet. With that being said, here is the main difference between these two

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words, which will help you know for certain if you are using the right word for the post that you are trying to make.

The we’re is the contraction of are. So a good example of this is going to be more like we’re looking to head home

. Because it is the we and are looking words together, which can be confusing, but with the contraction it makes it easy to see how the word is working. Then the were is actually the past tense version of the word are. The example of this is going to be something that will be talking about how good the children were during the morning. By getting this information it is easy for people to see these differences. Edumuch.com deals with many topics of education including grammar topics, so you should check out the site for more info.

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Mixing Up Were And We’re Is A Common Mistake

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I do a lot of reading and I often form opinions on trends. I can tell when I have been noticing a certain mistake quite a bit because it will start to jump out at me more than other mistakes. My brain will start to look out for it and it will be almost highlighted on the page in my eyes.

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One of the mistakes that I have been noticing more and more on various webpages, and even print publications, is the mix up of the two words we’re and were. While I can certainly appreciate that some of these mistakes might simply be a typo due to a misplaced apostrophe, I have to wonder if at least some of them are due to the author not understanding the difference between the two words.

Just for clarification, we’re is a word that means we are. It is a contraction. It would be used in place of the two words we are in any sentence. Were, on the other hand is the past tense of the verb to be. It has nothing to do with the word we’re. I hope that this can get cleared up, because I am tired of seeing this mistake in so many articles.

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