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Strong verbs

Strong verbs

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Author: Anna Overbo
Description:
  1.  

    Introduce the difference between strong and weak verbs and how strong verbs can improve writing style.

  2.  

    Explain how to convert roundabout phrases into strong and direct verbs. 

 

This packet should help a learner seeking to understand English writing style and who is confused about how to use effective verbs. It will explain the difference between strong and weak verbs. 

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Tutorial

Lucy explains the difference between strong and weak verbs.

Peter asks Lucy for some help understanding the difference between strong and weak verbs. She points out how he can say things more directly, concisely, and vividly to make his writing more engaging and clear.

Source: Created by me, Änna, at www.xtranormal.com

Changing weak verbs to strong verbs

Converting sentences with weak verbs and indirect sentence structure into vivid, engaging writing with strong verbs.

Source: Created by me, Änna.