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...
A post outlining 4 commonly misused words.
Learn how to use "versus."
The author took some of the most common grammar
errors in the English language and put them into hypothetical sentences for fashion bloggers.
Is there any difference between “for example” and “for instance”?
Learn why Latin words and phrases are destructive to legal writing
The author explains how to combat your brain's own brilliance, overcoming the instinctual reactions which often have devastating effects on your long-term goals.
List of catchphrases to improve our vocabulary
Both “tend” and “intend” are transition verbs
which are very close to each other. we invite you to learn the differences though.
Learn why nouns
formed from other parts of speech - nominalizations - are called “zombie nouns.”
This article argues that text and internet speak is not destroying the sanctity of the English language.
Boob, as the author discusses, has nothing to do with female body parts. It is a dunce, idiot, stupid or bumbling person, etc.
Understanding the difference between language and the writing
system is essential to understanding the difference between translation and transliteration.
Learn what synonyms
The author argues that researchers use complex language for a specific purpose, and science writers should be clear about what those reasons are.
The author presents a good discussion about the expression "all in all."
Read the author's view on why this can't work for grammar
Matjaž Perc of the University of Maribor, Slovenia has crunched the numbers, and analyzed the most commonly used words and phrases in English, stretching back to the 1500s.
Learn the various grammar
rules surrounding subject-verb agreement
Is a book titled or entitled?
Do we use conceptual or linguistic thinking? Does the question itself have a real meaning?
This is one of the reasons why you should should improve your listening skills
The key idea is that words, by themselves, are necessary but not sufficient to create meaning.
Which should you use?
The author shares valuable tips that we could use for our IELTS speaking exam