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A word is the basic building block of language. It can be a spoken word, made up of phonemes, which are individual units of sound, or a written word, constructed from symbols called graphemes, such as the letters of the alphabet.

Whatever the language, spoken or written, a word is nothing more or less than a small unit of meaning. In most languages, words belong to one or other of a collection of classes, such as nouns, verbs adjectives and adverbs. The way all these work together is usually called grammar. We've put together a word quiz which will test your knowledge about words, their uses, and their meanings. In a word, it's fascinating!
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It is said that how you view yourself is different from how someone else can describe you. This is usually due to how your personality appears to them. Do you want to know six simple words that describe your personality? Take up...

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    If you could have any of these pets, any at all, what would it be?

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    His skin burns very easily ___________, he's decided to stay under an umbrella and wear lots of sunscreens.

Quiz: could you choose the incorrect word from the four underlined words phrases A. B. C and D. if you are looking for a grammar quiz that will help test out not only your spelling or word use, you are in luck as the quiz below...

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    The watt is named after James Watt, the British engineer who developed the steam engine in 1760s.

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Grammar quiz: can you identify the incorrect word? Just how confident are you in your sentence writing skills? There are a lot of ways that you can test out your skills, and the quiz below s one of them. Each question is made up...

Questions: 12  |  Attempts: 2041   |  Last updated: Feb 12, 2020
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    The rocky island of Alcatraz in San Francisco Bay was discovered by the Spanish in 1769 and named by its large pelican colony.

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