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FoxType. Six Amazing Websites that Make Your Writing Stronger. Long writing activities are not very frequently done in class.

Six Amazing Websites that Make Your Writing Stronger

I tend to think that my students are like me; I need the right kind of atmosphere. Writing requires time, silence and lots of inspiration. Ideally, at this time of the year, I would probably wish to be sitting next to a fireplace with the most perfect instagrammable snow falling outside my window while drinking a nice cup of coffee waiting for inspiration to strike. Unfortunately, there isn’t any snow where I live so I’ll have to make do with a bit of rain and some reddish trees. Note: you won’t find “instagrammable” in the dictionary Inspiration, the most important word when writing and something my students claim to lack.

These are some great sites that can help you make your writing stronger. Photo by Tekke 1. Skell is easy to use. 2.Netspeak is a really helpful site to help you write better. You can find the word(s) you’re looking for by typing signs as seen in the picture below. Type ? 3. 4. 5. 6. Understand what you read. Computer Glossary. Applet A small Java application that is downloaded by an ActiveX or Java-enabled web browser.

Computer Glossary

Once it has been downloaded, the applet will run on the user's computer. Common applets include financial calculators and web drawing programs. Application Computer software that performs a task or set of tasks, such as word processing or drawing. American Standard Code for Information Interchange, an encoding system for converting keyboard characters and instructions into the binary number code that the computer understands. Bandwidth The capacity of a networked connection. Binary code The most basic language a computer understands, it is composed of a series of 0s and 1s. Bit The smallest piece of computer information, either the number 0 or 1. Boot To start up a computer. Browser Software used to navigate the Internet.

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Synonym Finder » Find synonyms, antonyms & definition for (almost) any word. Word of the Day. SAT Tutor's Blog. Merriam Webster. "… so we repaired to a publick-house, took a friendly glass, and thus parted.

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" — Peter Drake, Amiable Renegade: The Memoirs of Captain Peter Drake, 1671–1753, 1960 "… Warren repaired to the dining alcove off the kitchen … and ate dinner with Nina and the children, discussing their schoolwork and events of the day. " — Kevin Starr, Embattled Dreams, 2002 We are all familiar with the verb repair used as a synonym of fix. But today's word, while it is a homograph and a homophone of the more familiar repair, is a slightly older and unrelated verb. Repair, the synonym of fix, comes via Anglo-French from the Latin reparare, a combination of the re- prefix and parare ("prepare"). Repair, the synonym of go (which in English also once meant "to return"), has Anglo-French and Latin roots too, but makes its way back to the Late Latin repatriare (which means "to go home again" and is a source of the English repatriate).

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