Whose vs. Who’s: What’s the Difference?

Writers occasionally confuse these who's whose, which sound alike but have different meanings and functions in the sentence. It is very important, however, for the writer, the student, the job applicant, etc., to have a mastery of whose vs. who’s because a failure to do so can be a costly mistake. Similar to other basic writing mistakes like its / it’s, many consider confusing whose and...
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Using Cognates to Develop Comprehension in English

A cognates is a words that is related in origin to another word, such as the English word brother and the German word bruder or the English word history and the Spanish word historia. The words were derived from the same source; thus, they are cognates (like cousins tracing their ancestry). Because they come from the same origin, cognates have similar meanings and often similar spellings in two...
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