Every week, we’ll be sharing a list of posts, stories, news, or opinions that we've run across the Internet during the past week or two. We won't be discussing them in detail here, but we do encourage you to check them out as they could contain valuable ideas and insights for your IELTS
If you're ready, here we go...
On one level, it is considered elementary. But as soon as your sentences become a little more sophisticated, verb agreement
becomes more challenging.
The authors share their findings on how verbs
seem to affect pronoun
The past real conditional is used to describe an action that generally happened in a particular situation in the past.
The author shares her secret: "(Y)ou don’t have to follow all the rules you learned in your high school English class."
Here's great advice from Desiree at E-Learning Uncovered about using parallelism
effectively in your e-learning courses.
In the minds of many, "expletive" is understood to describe a curse word, but in grammar
The apostrophe has three functions: To help indicate possession
(boy’s), to mark contraction (it’s), and to convert a singular letter, number, or initialism to a plural. However, the mark has all but been relieved of duty in its third task.
LISTENING AND READING
to English at the same time a good learning technique? Will it help you speak English better?
We all have some crazy goals or aspirations that we would love more than anything to achieve. The question is - how do we achieve these seemingly impossible aspirations?
Patience is hard and it takes practice. Patience is really about having the inner strength to stick to your guns, face your fears, repeatedly let go of internal expectations, and have trust that it will all work out in the end.
Want to reduce speaking
anxiety? Use body language! Here are powerful tips on using your body to look and feel more confident.
Per (from a Latin word meaning “by,” “by means of,” or “through”) is widely employed in English, but it -- or a phrase in which it appears -- isn’t necessarily the best option. Here’s a guide to using (or not using) per.
These are some of the most commonly misused words. Find out if you're an offender.
The author argues that a very important criterion for the success of a new word is that it shouldn’t raise eyebrows. It should be inconspicuous, unobtrusive, camouflaged as something familiar, in order to slip through the gates of our language.
Here’s something fun about being a freelance writer: If you want a gig writing an article for a magazine or a newsletter for a business, you can get it, even without a lot of experience. How? You can send that market a short pitch letter or email and land the assignment.