Language changes and evolves year after year and for the non-native speaker it can be hard to keep up with but there are some examples of natural, or idiomatic, English that have endured. Here we take a look at some of the more popular idioms, what they mean and where they’re from. Continue reading “Eleven Popular English Idioms And What They Mean”
Language students across the world ask the same question: why is English so hard to learn? The answer is that, for many students, English is hard to learn because it involves memorizing a whole new alphabet, grammatical structure and set of rules. Continue reading “Is English The Hardest Language To Learn?”
There are many confusing things in English language but nothing is as confusing as homophones. Continue reading “What Are The Most Commonly Confused English Words? Homophones.”
Editing and proofreading. It may seem like something journalists or teachers practice all day, every day, but the truth is, if you write, whether, on a computer or using a pen and paper, you must carry out these essential tasks. Michael Jordan doesn’t simply net basket after basket when he plays basketball; he must practice and refine his technique over and over again before it’s perfect. That’s exactly what you’ve got to do with your writing.
To give you the best chance at editing and proofreading your written work to perfection, no matter what the subject or context, here are five essential steps you must take. Continue reading “5 Important Steps for Editing and Proofreading Your Writing”
If you’ve just left school, college or university, you’ll be in for a shock. You may have spent the last few years writing essays, assignments, reports and presentations but once you enter the business world, this all changes. Unknown to many individuals, there’s a range of differences when it comes to academic writing and then writing on behalf of a business. Today, we’ll explore three of the most common. Continue reading “3 Main Differences between Academic and Business Writing”