Get over it
The white teacher spoke to the inner-city youths.
Mrs. Smith talked with the students about the difficulties experienced by single-parent families.
The Jewish lady moved into an upscale townhouse in Manhattan.
Mr. Brown, 85, spent Thanksgiving with his family.
Using formal language.
Using unusual words.
Using clear, concise words that convey your personality.
Using language that creates a sense of mystery for the reader.
Words that you know best
Words that will increase the receiver’s vocabulary because he or she will need to check a dictionary for the meaning.
Words slightly below your receiver’s vocabulary level
Words slightly above your receiver’s vocabulary level
The fifth grade class has recess at 10 a.m.
Mary and Janice go to the grocery each day.
Martina or her children were always at home on Saturdays.
Each year supervisors reminds their staff of Internet-use policies.
Managing the store, practicing violin, and attending classes keeps Mary busy.
Leave your practice problems on the desk, your homework should be completed, and be ready for tomorrow’s test..a
Jane Harris, who lives in Martinville, sings in their community choir each year.
Marsha, John, and Milton take a bicycle ride each evening.