July 6, 2013

Weekly Finds: July 6, 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...


How to make the perfect omelette

Are you a good cook? Do you want to know how to make something simple and delicious to eat? Watch this video and learn the secrets to making a perfect omelette!


Where do words come from? Do they really mean anything?

Learn all about semiology in relation to the words and meanings we encounter.


Who, Which, That—or, How Not to Ruin a Sentence

Relative pronouns can cause so much frustration with your misplaced thats, whos, and whichs. Learn how to avoid this.


Common Eye Contact Mistakes

Learn how to make and maintain good eye contact while avoiding the common eye contact mistakes.


Farther or Further?

What's the difference between farther and further? Learn about one of the most common grammatical misunderstandings in this quick and easy lesson.


Behind Inaugural Speeches, Meaningful Words

What words do presidents focus on most in their inaugural addresses? Explore speeches, from Washington to Obama.


The Malcolm Gladwell Formula for Success

Malcolm Gladwell, author of four New York Times bestsellers, meets any conventional measure of success. But his own path, and the advice for which he has won his fame, is anything but conventional.