November 2, 2013

Weekly Finds: November 2, 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...


10 signs with disastrous typos

From misplaced quotation marks and apostrophes to sentences that just don't make sense, these signs offer a good laugh.


Quick Tips That Will Improve Your Writing

The author shares a few fixes to improve the collective grammatical fluency of the Web.


Reasons for (and against) Code-Switching

The author shares that while there are benefits to using this technique, there are also times when it can be annoying.


A few thoughts on grammar

Ignorance of grammar means ignorance of the structure of the language.


Because vs. Because of

This grammar lesson shows the basic difference between because and because of.


7 Ways To Be More Optimistic

Optimism is absolutely essential for winning, meeting and exceeding goals, and feeling accomplished and fulfilled. It helps us deal with unexpected change, worries and stress, and inevitable disappointments.