Vocabulary Tips (어휘 팁): Comprise vs. Compose

Do you confuse “comprise” and “compose”? Check this post and know the difference between the two. According to Writing Explained,“comprise” and “compose” are two different transitive verbs whose meanings are closely related, and are therefore often confused.Their difference is subtle yet important, so it is worth knowing how to separate them from one another. Comprise […]

Grammar Tips (문법팁): Plural Pronouns for Singular Indefinite Pronouns

Is it all right to use plural pronouns for reference to singular indefinite pronouns? Check this post and find out. According to Merriam-Webster, we were taught to always use the masculine singular pronouns for grammatically singular indefinite pronouns, such as “everyone,” as well as non-gender-specific singular nouns, such as “friend,” because a group of 18th-century […]

Grammar Tips (문법 팁): “Shout at” vs. “Shout to”

Is there a difference between “shout out” and “shout to”? Check this post and find out. According to Speak Speak, using different prepositions for the verb ‘shout’ changes the meaning. Shout at This suggests that we’re angry. The receptionist decided to leave because the boss often shouted at her. Please don’t shout at me: calm down and […]

Grammar Tips (문법 팁): How to Use WITH and BY

Do you want to keep on improving your English speaking skills? (영어 말하기 스킬을 늘리고 싶나요?) Check out this video by mmmEnglish to learn how to use the prepositions with and by correctly. (이 비디오를 보세요.) For Duzon teachers and staff, you can watch the video here: \\duzonenh2\blog$\01 Blog Posting\2019\April\11\GT ***DISCLAIMER: The Iamdouzone Blog doesn’t own […]

Grammar Tips (문법 팁): “Good” vs. “Well”

Do you sometimes find the words “good” and “well” confusing? Answer the short quiz below to check how well you know when to use these words. According to Your Dictionary, one way to understand the difference between the two is to remember that “good” is an adjective and “well” is an adverb. The word “good” is always […]