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grammar-ladyEcho Effect

The “echo effect” is when a slogan or jingle get’s into everyday talk. Advertisers love to get people to incorporate slogans into regular conversation.

Echo effect examples: Wendy’s “Where’s the beef?” or Miller Beer’s “I love you man!” Nike’s “Just do it!” These brand slogan reverberated in pop culture and infiltrated our everyday conversations.

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thanksgivingfeastThanksgiving Reading Comprehension

This holiday feature includes a Thanksgiving reading comprehension with difficult vocabulary explanations about the history of the Pilgrims and the first Thanksgiving followed by a Thanksgiving reading comprehension quiz. …

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Breaking the Block

It may sound paradoxical, but a critical stage of the writing process is the period spent not writing: that wall-gazing, head-scratching, often nerve-rattling time devoted to discovering something to say…

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World Series Special: The Language of Baseball

Writing about the golden age of sports reporting, baseball historian Harold Seymour illustrated the sort of colorful language that was in vogue at the end of the 19th century: Teams… View article…

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Pronunciation: Word Stress – Changes in Meaning

When you are speaking English the words you stress can change the underlying meaning a sentence.

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