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Useful Guidelines in English Usage

English like many other languages, is constantly changing and Busy Bee Editing has to keep pace with such changes. Nevertheless, certain modes of usage, although often ignored by professors and authoritative experts in many fields, including scientists, journalists,...

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Busy Bee Editing English Course

Busy Bee Editing English Course

I think it's about time we did another post on English. We at Team Busy Bee have neglected our English Language advice course; mainly due to Covid. Amazingly, our business has grown substantially during the lockdown; probably because many people were forced to work...

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English Hints and Tips – Session Ten

English Hints and Tips – Session Ten

Were and where were is the past tense for the verb "to be" Example: I am your best friend ("am" or "are" is the present tense of the verb "to be") You "were" my best friend - (this is the past tense of the verb "to be") where refers to place Example 1: Michael, where...

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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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