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The economics economy

Economy, economic, economics

Study the following rules relating to the various forms of the word ‘economy’.


When to be possessive?

Interacting with many people expands students vision and broadens their horizons.

This is a tricky one! There are many exceptions to the guidelines that follow. First of all let’s compare the following noun phrases: (more…)

Nominalisation yin and ‘yang’

In a previous post I showed how you can avoid relative clauses¬†when you’re post-modifying nouns. This is especially useful in IELTS Task 1 writing where you have to modify a statistics word (number, amount, etc.) to include¬†information from the axes of a graph, or from the labels attached to a chart, or from the column and row headings of a table. (more…)

Noun phrase ‘__ed’ucation

Consequently, people lived in remote areas sometimes have limited access to learning resources.