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“I want to bake a cake and eat it all!” This sentence has just one subject but two verbs. To complement the previous article on compound subjects, this time we’ll discuss compound predicates. Compound predicates allow you to make your writing sound more smooth and natural by combining events that occur to the same subject.... Continue Reading →
Doltap (돌탑) are a very simple, natural form of expression, all the more beautiful perhaps because of their impermanence. Build a little stone tower on a mountainside, and it becomes a symbol of your hopes and happiness, according to Korean tradition.
These little abbreviations are actually cases of Latin that have snuck into modern English usage. It’s safe to say that most people don’t know what they stand for, and most aren’t exactly sure about their usage either. Become an example-writing expert with this article! What do they mean? As mentioned, i.e. and e.g. are abbreviations for... Continue Reading →
One of Seoul's points of attraction is that it is surrounded by mountains. As the weather begins to shift from summer to fall, these mountains take on varying shades of color and offer sweeping views out over the city. This particular vantage point is from the path up Innwangsan. Did you find this helpful? Check... Continue Reading →
“My friend and I are going to the movies together.” This example uses “and” to create a sentence with more than one subject, allowing the author to describe actions or identities of more than one noun at a time. This article will explain the use of compound subjects, complementing the article on compound predicates. Plural... Continue Reading →
Did you know Korea has its own Magic Castle? This isn't a branch of Disney World, it's Korea's own Lotte World, a theme park owned by one of Korea's largest conglomerates. In contrast to most amusement parks, this one is 50% indoors, so you can play no matter the weather. Did you find this helpful?... Continue Reading →
“He told the office he would send the application via fax.” Although it’s a tiny little word, “via” is easy to apply and can be used in a wide variety of situations. Many people are uncertain, however, about exactly what it means and how to use it. Get in the know with this article. History... Continue Reading →
The first article discussed the basics of what quotation marks mean and when to use single versus double marks. The second article explained some special formatting tricks to help you make quotations fit your specific work of writing. This one will help you iron out how to represent spoken lines, or dialogue, in text. Who... Continue Reading →