Writing Level: Grade 10
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Explanation: Adverbs are used to modify verbs, but are often overused by students.
Try replacing adverbs with a strong verb instead. For example: quickly ran → sprinted.
Explanation: Too many qualifiers can make your writing seem unsure or lazily written.
For example: avoid phrases like "I think...", and replace phrases like "really big" with "enormous."
Explanation: Passive voice often creates unclear, less direct, and wordy sentences.
Try rephrasing so that the subject does the action instead of receiving it. For example: it was created by him → He created it.
Explanation: When possible, it's better to use a simpler word over a more complex one.
Try replacing phrases with their simpler alternatives for more clear writing.
Explanation: Clichés are unoriginal and lose their ability to evoke an image.
A good rule of thumb for clichés is: if it sounds like you've heard it before, don't use it.
Explanation: Lengthy and complex sentences can make it hard for the reader to follow.
Try to express your ideas as clearly as possible.
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