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...
Should perfect accent be our goal in the language learning process?
Avoid mixing up these two words.
Why do so many people respond to a “Thank you” with an answering “Thank you”? Whatever happened to the traditional “You’re welcome”?
The author wrote down the grammar
tips he shared on twitter since 2009.
Which between the two words should you use?
The author here presents a very open-minded view on English language usage.
If cursive indeed disappears, what would happen?
8 Practical tips that we could also use for our IELTS
Cool infographic on some commonly confused words.
Every time you type an email or a document, errors are likely to creep in — and no matter how carefully you proof read, you might not catch everything. Why do we have such a hard time noticing typos and repeated words?
games that will get students excited about learning grammar!
Why is essay writing
so difficult to some and yet easy to others?
The author shares the grammar
errors he sees, not only in editorial queries and submissions, but in print: in HR manuals, blogs, magazines, newspapers, trade journals, and even best selling novels.
Which between the two could be used?
Check out the author's thoughts on the usage of the words "ghost" and "swayze" in hip-hop.
The author discusses the implications of avoiding split infinitives
"Tow the line" vs. "toe the line?" "If you don't mind me asking" vs. "if you don't mind my asking?"
More insights that could help you during your IELTS
Here are very useful tips you could use before you take your IELTS speaking
The author here addresses a common grammar
error for writers: verb agreement
with the pronouns all or none.
The author celebrates E.B. White's birthday by pairing wordage rules and pictures of adorable piglets
The English language concentrates on verbs to quite an extend and uses them very frequently. And yet, the verbs are easy to use as they are hardly conjugated. Read more about the author's discussion on this subject.
Q: We say “northeast” and “southwest” in giving directions, not “eastnorth” or “westsouth.” Why do we mention the up or down word first and the left or right word second?
8 tips for improving one's writing