Monthly archives: January, 2019

When to Use Semicolon vs Colon

Today’s lesson is a writing one that is going to really show that you are a sophisticated write. That means that you are intelligent and that you’ve got a good understanding of English grammar, because you can use these two key punctuation marks. Semicolon what’s it used for? *A semicolon is used to replace a …

Some Examples of English Transition Words

In today’s article we’re going to look at transitions. Now you may have seen some other articles on Internet about transitions, especially for writing. what we’re going to look at today are a few more specific transitions, but this time we’re not looking at transitions between paragraphs or even transition between sentences. We’re looking at …

English Writing Tips and Tricks (Part One)

In this article, I am going to teach you some great English writing tips. These tips are for both academic writing and non-academic writing. Okay, So it’s for writing in general.This article is going to be in two parts, because I have so many English Writing Tips, so I’m going to give five tips in …

Capital Letters in English

Subject and Course Let’s get started. So the first one is in the area of a subject or a course. For example, if we’re talking about a subject that you study, for example algebra, then you do not capitalize it, for example, if you say “I’m studying algebra this year.” Okay? So you’re just talking …

Compound Subject Verb Agreement

We always have to make sure that our subject and our verb agree, they must agree especially in terms of number, if you have a singular subject you must have a singular verb. So, let’s look at this example: The doctor is off this week. when we talked about the doctor, there’s one doctor, his …

Parallelism or Parallel Structure

This article is something called: “parallelism” or “parallel structure”. Now, in case you’ve never heard of it, or if you’ve heard of it but you’re not sure what it is, I just want to tell you that it’s something really important especially in academic circles or in the business world. All right and also socially, …

7 Awesome Websites for Learning English Alone

Self-study is great but sometimes you have questions that you really want to ask an English teacher. For example, “Teacher, which words go more naturally with this word?” At first, it might seem like the only person who can answer these type of questions is an English teacher or maybe a native speaker but today …

How to Use To & For Correctly in English Sentences

Prepositions in general are pretty easy to confuse. For some of you, part of the problem is that with these propositions, you’re thinking about the way that you use them in your own language. English prepositions must be learned and practised in context with other words. So we won’t focus too much on each individual …

The Two Most Common Errors in English Writing

The two most mommon errors in English writing Run-on Sentence (incorrectly joined no punctuation) Comman Splice (incorrectly joined with a comma) I like youre haircut it looks really good.(RO) I like youre haircut, it looks really good.(CS) My brother is a doctor he works at a hospital.(RO) My brother is a doctor, he works at …

Effect Verbs and Cause Verbs

In this article, you will learn some advanced vocabulary, verbs, that you can use in your high school or univerity essays; or if you are and English student who is taking the IELTS or the TOEFL, you can use these verbs to really level up your writing in your writing tasks on those tests.What we’re …