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English Hints and Tips – Session 9

English Hints and Tips – Session 9

This session deals with clutter. There is no need to clutter your speech or writing with unnecessary words probably and most probably In most cases just write or say "probably", There is no need to add "most". same or very same Likewise, you don't need to say "very...

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English tips Number 3

English tips Number 3

Get rid of Clutter in your English! The more unnecessary words you put into your writing the more it confuses the reader, and the more your writing becomes overly formal and stilted. In real life, people don't talk like that! As much as possible, you should try to...

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English Language Tips 2

English Language Tips 2

Never say "very unique: "unique" means one of a kind, so you should just say"unique". Never say " comprises of". Just say "comprises". The "of" is unnecessary. Never say "impacts on". Just say: "impacts. e.g. "the team's fitness level impacts their performance." The...

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Improving Your English

Improving Your English

Hi again to all those who took advantage of our #free online #English Course. Whether you are just starting to learn and use English or are a new author with a home language different from English or you are in the throes of writing your university thesis, I hope that...

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Session 7 – Bad habits

Session 7 – Bad habits

This session is directed at all English writers, but more specifically at graduates and students who are required to submit a thesis to their academic institution as part of a degree. A large part of our work as editors and proofreaders requires us to edit and...

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Session 6 – Review & Some New Stuff.

Session 6 – Review & Some New Stuff.

As we have just stepped into 2020 I thought it would be a good time to remind everyone of some of the basics. Reminder 1 - Remember, A sentence is not a sentence if there is no verb. Example 1: "What a great day" is not a sentence because there is no verb. Example 2:...

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Session 4 – DOs and DON’ts

Session 4 – 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 a...

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