Parallelism occurs when compound verbs or verbals express an action taking place at the same time or in the same tense. When such is the case, the verb and/or verbals must be in the same, or parallel, form.
Gail sings and dances. ("Sings" and "dances" are parallel forms of the verb.)
Types of Parallel Structure
Coordinated ideas of equal rank, connected by "and," "but," "or," or "nor."
Josh is talented not only as a basketball player, but also at playing tennis. (A noun is paired with a gerund.)
Place correlative conjunctions immediately before the parallel terms:
As the world becomes additional world and integrated community, English language plays a vital role in connecting people and their ideas to at least one another. www.engforu.com is created by Maung Maung One. My goal is, the people of Myanmar who need to develop English Language must be supported as much as I can. Its purpose was to help expand learner access to the Basic English. I would like to give our special thanks to BBC, VOA for graciously allowing us to use their news stories as a basis of our learning activities. Their stories, photos and videos have made learning interesting and appropriate for adults.