An apple, that sounds good! (five words)
This sentence has a conversational or musical
style, which makes it attractive.
My favourite fruit is apple because apples have iron.
My favourite fruit is an apple because of its iron. (10 words)
Orange, yummy! (2 words)
This is not technically a sentence, since it lacks
a verb. But, it communicates a clear meaning in an effective way. All
good writers use “non”
Apple, how beautiful it is!
Because apples taste refreshing, I usually have them
whenever I feel thirsty just after physical exercise. (17 words)
Use “because” in first position rarely, and never
more than one time in a piece of writing. In fact, vary your structures
and the kinds of words you use throughout your writing.
Oranges are my favourite fruit, which are produced in
California and are orange, seedless, and sweet.
Lists are good ways to increase
but not particularly good for increasing from
. The comma before “and” in a list is, in my and most
editor’s opinion a necessary comma to avoid confusion.
There is a famous saying, “An apple a day keeps the
doctor away,” so I have chosen the red, tasty and juicy apple as my
Never underestimate the power of the simple
conjunction! And, never forget using the acronym “FANBOYS!” (for, and,
nor, but, or, yet, so)
An orange is a round reddish-yellow fruit, which comes
from a -sized tree harvested in the winter, and contains Vitamin
C, essential for the vitality of human blood.
If you use two adjectives meant to be taken
together in meaning, use a hyphen to join them. Feel free to make your
own, new adjectives in this way.
When opened, naval oranges give off a delicious, tangy
aroma. (10 words)
Use smell. It’s a powerful sense.
Although the orange season is
, it is filled with many varieties to savour, enjoy, and
best of all, devour. (20 words)
Break your list as I have with “and best of all” in
order to get more emphasis on the last in the list.
I love all kinds of oranges: the Satsuma,
for its ease of opening; the naval, for its tangy sweetness; the
tangerine, for its exotic flavours, and the blood, for its intense
colour. (32 words)
Use parallel structure to help pull
your sentence together, especially when writing longer ones.