May 18, 2013

Weekly Finds: May 18, 2013

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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...


9 Grammar Games That Are Really Addictive

Online grammar games are a new and painless way to refresh your grammar skills. Check out the surprisingly addictive grammar games listed by the author.

The Most Common Grammar Gaffes Writers Make (and How To Avoid Them)

To avoid committing grammar gaffes, you could check out these tips that the author has discovered.

Tuxedo Verbs

Sometimes you should avoid long, fancy verbs. Examples.

4 apostrophe mistakes to avoid

Here's a quick primer on the omnipresent punctuation mark's functions, its misuses, and how to know when (and when not) to insert them.

Antecedent Agreement

The word antecedent is a fancy name for a substantive word, phrase, or clause whose denotation is referred to by a pronoun. A pronoun must agree with its antecedent in number, gender, and person.