Common Mistakes in English usage.

Common Mistakes in English usage.

These mistakes occur all the time! Our education system in South Africa should have corrected these mistakes in primary school and yet they occur all the way up to tertiary level and thence find their way up into the corporate business world. They occur so often that...
Session 5 – DOs and DON’ts

Session 5 – DOs and DON’ts

Hi All! There are some correct and incorrect practices that writers in English use, that are clear-cut. We come across these all the time in our proofreading and editing work. a or an This is straightforward. You must use ‘a’ before a word that starts with...
Session 3 – Bits and Pieces

Session 3 – Bits and Pieces

Here are some useful bits and pieces that will help you with getting your English perfect. Capitalisation There is a tendency amongst some authors to over-capitalise. When in doubt whether one should capitalise a word Google will give you the answer almost every time....
Busy Bee English – Session 2

Busy Bee English – Session 2

English is full of annoying little rules that particularly plague new English students with different home languages. From time to time, I will just drop in a rule as it occurs to me, such as: Practice and Practise You must use practice when it is being used as a...
Session 1: Welcome to Busy Bee English

Session 1: Welcome to Busy Bee English

This course is very ‘Hands-on’ and straightforward. It will assist all who are trying to master or improve their English; from primary school level, all the way up to post-graduate university level. The complexity level starts at the very basics, e.g. verbs and nouns...

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