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...
Dennis Baron of the Thinkmap Visual Thesaurus reports on the 150-year failed history of the gender-neutral pronoun
It is the concrete evidence that shows that a crime has been committed, for example, the body of the victim in the case of a murder.
THE word legacy is now a verb
, the government body tasked with re-actioning the English language has announced.
The author shares the things which make the human brain amazing.
The author shares suggestions on how to avoid creating blocks to our creative thought and process.
When life pushes you over, stand up and push back even harder. Where there is a fork in the road and choices to make, make the ones your future self will thank you for.
Learn the difference between the English words difficult and difficulty to avoid this common error in English.
The author takes a look at some of those pesky writing
mistakes many people make.
Eliminate tautologies from your copy; your readers will thank you.
Why do British pop stars seem to sing with American accents?
The author talks about misused words, or those you’ve confused with ones that have entirely different meanings.
The author shares four words we should delete right now to improve our own writing
Here's a wealth of information about pronouns
Here are some lessons about verbs
. Teaching the present simple tense is one of the first, and most important tasks when teaching beginners.
More lessons about verbs
. The author teaches us an easy way to tell the difference between the past simple and present perfect.
The author shares 3 tips for us to escape the effects of our own destructive words.
Check out this cool game from the Macmillan Dictionary. It could help you improve on your Lexical Resource
in IELTS Writing
Let’s say you’ve never had a writing
class in your life, but you really want to write. Let’s say you don’t know the first thing about grammar
or the English language. How would you solve this?
The author shares these Wank Words produced in meetings by people wanting to make themselves sound more important than they really are.
The author shares his recently discovered words for “drunk.”
Interesting read. The author shares that it's not failure that's the problem, but our fear of failure that prevents us from attempting great things.
The author shares techniques that we can use to flood ourselves with vocabulary
throughout the day so that we could improve our comprehension and literacy skills.
It used to be we thought that people who went around correcting other people’s grammar
were just plain annoying. Now there’s evidence they are actually ill, suffering from a type of obsessive-compulsive disorder/oppositional defiant disorder (OCD/ODD). Researchers are calling it Grammatical Pedantry Syndrome, or GPS.
Time NewsFeed's weekly highlight of our vocabulary
includes useful, new, hilarious and surprising words (as well as some that are just fun to say).
The author shares techniques for improving one's ability to communicate is a significant step towards improving an individual's sense of self esteem and self confidence. Very useful for your IELTS Speaking