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Word Choice in English - Chapter Summary
This chapter's collection of lessons is designed to assist you with identifying errors in word choice. Study with the help of expert instructors a variety of topics that include:
- Identifying wrong word use
- Finding errors in idiomatic expressions
- Commonly confused words in the English language
- Identifying redundancy
As you progress through the chapter, your video instructors will fully explain every topic. You'll find that learning several different approaches might help to make word choice lessons easier to absorb, in addition to making your test preparation more fun.
1. How to Identify Errors in Idiomatic Expressions
You use idioms constantly. They are a dime a dozen! But what are they? How do you know if you've used one incorrectly? Watch this video lesson to soothe all your concerns about idioms.
2. Commonly Confused Words in English
Is it 'accept' or 'except?' 'Affect' or 'effect?' How do you know when to use 'there,' 'their,' or 'they're?' Watch this video lesson to learn about some confusing words in English and how to properly use each one.
3. How to Identify Wrong Word Use
Words are constantly being used incorrectly. Not sure if a word you used in your writing is correct? Watch this video lesson to learn three ways to identify errors in word use.
4. How to Avoid Redundancy in Your Writing
Does your writing redundantly say the same thing twice? Is it full of unnecessary and inessential repetition of things you've already said before? Learn how to fix it here!
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