Accept vs Except | Ask Linda! | English Grammar


These two words are often confused by native and non-native English speakers alike. The key thing to remember is that “accept” is a verb and a synonym of “to receive” as in the example “I accepted all my birthday gifts with gratitude”. “Except” on the other hand is a conjunction and a synonym of “apart from”. For example “When Susan travels she packs everything except the kitchen sink”. Remember, “accept” is a verb meaning “to receive” and “except” is a conjunction meaning “apart from”.

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Exams and evaluation are crucial in development of a students progress in english. Without evaluation a student will never understand where they lack skills and require growth. With evaluation and exams the student can design a framework for a road plan to success. There are many types of exams available which can hone on a students strength or reveal any weaknesses as well.This unit emphasized the importance of using tests to measure the level of the student. Placement tests are necessary to see where to start with a student based on what he already knows and doesn't know. After throughout the course progress test will be needed (Usually provided by the school) to see what information the student has retained and what areas he may need help with.