Explain the difference in meaning between the words “blatant” and “flagrant”.
What part of speech is each word?
What other parts of speech can be made from “blatant” and “flagrant”?
Create sentences that demonstrate the meanings of “blatant” and “flagrant”.
The word for today is “malediction”.
What part of speech is “malediction”?
Define “malediction” and use it in a sentence that shows its meaning.
CLUE: identify the roots within “malediction” and you will be able to determine the meaning without going to a dictionary. Obtain a GOLD STAR if you can identify and define the roots.
I congratulate the writers of the articles and columns in the local newspapers that I have read over the last few days; I have seen a noticeable improvement in writing correctness. Stay with the program. Promote good and correct writing. Don’t let me down.
Tomorrow, I will post a statement of the aims, objectives and processes of Michael’s English Usage in order to clarify any confusion about the blog.