Descriptive words modify verbs and nouns. These words serve to help explain a certain place or situation in a more engaging and easily understandable way. More »

Descriptive words generally appear in the form of adjectives, but adverbs, gerunds (verbs in the "ing" form) and even nouns can be descriptive words, depending on their usage in the sentence. An example for each type is,... More »

A descriptive adjective is a type of word that is used to describe the action, state or quality of nouns. Descriptive adjectives can be sectioned off into three categories which are simple, compound and proper. More » Education

One way phrases and clauses differ is in how the nouns and verbs work in relation to each other. Within a clause, a noun functions as a subject and "does" a verb. The nouns within a phrase do not function as subjects, so... More » Education Writing

English verbs are usually conjugated into the present tense from the infinitive (a phrase that includes the word "to" followed by a verb) by doing nothing to the verb for the pronouns I, you, they, we, and you. Add an "s... More » Education Writing

A premise indicator is a word or short series of words that are used when supporting an assertion or conclusion. For example, the word "because" is a premise indicator in the following sentence: Prison is an effective fo... More »

Spelling City is an online spelling tutorial featuring games that help students learn how to spell new words through word recognition, multiple exposure and practice with word meanings. The games and activities on Spelli... More » Education Writing