April 27, 2013

Weekly Finds: April 27, 2013

A Man With Magnifying Glass by digitalart
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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 exam.

If you're ready, here we go...


Uses of the verb be and have in the simple present tense

The verb be has five forms: is, am, are, was and were. Of these, the forms is, am and are are used in the simple present tense. Was and were are used in the simple past tense.


The history of English


How to Develop a Positive Mindset

The most important element you require to succeed in life is your mindset– that’s why the power of the universe gave you the ability to imagine. You’re at your free will to think anything you want to, and it all depends on you to think or meditate on the right or wrong things.


Sit Versus Set

Get Grammar Girl's take on sit versus set. Learn when to use sit and when to use set.

The Lifehacker Tech Dictionary

Lifehacker talks about all sorts of tech-related things, acronyms or terms that even the geekiest out there don't understand.