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16 Boring Words and What to Use Instead — Infographic

16 Boring Words and What to Use Instead

Sometimes our students get in a rut when writing and fall into the trap of using the same descriptive words over and over again.  I know that I have this problem myself sometimes too, as you might.  Today’s infographic takes 16 of these more commonly used words, what they term “boring” and provide a few suggestions to use instead to help spice up and make your writing and descriptive language pop.  Share this with students and have them try to incorporate as many as possible the next time they delve into their descriptive writing.  [VIA]

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Posted by on February 3, 2017 in Infographics

 

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147 Words to Use Instead of “Very” — Infographic

147 Words to Use Instead of “Very”

I know I often find myself in a rut or getting trapped using the same words and descriptors over and over again in my writing.  I am sure it’s not an uncommon ailment.  Many times our students get caught in this trap as well.  Try having them speak without using “like” and their heads might explode!  Today’s infographic helps give a a little relief and some suggestions for avoiding another trap word, “very”.  [VIA]

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Posted by on November 28, 2016 in Infographics

 

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