Tuesday, 27 September 2011 03:39

Common English Errors: Advice and Advise

Advice and advise are two words that often trip people up. They sound very similar, look very similar, and have very similar meanings! Here's the quick guide to how to choose which word, and a handy hint to help you remember.

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It's some more of those pesky homonyms. Wether, weather, and whether. They all sound the same! Which spelling do you use, and what does each one mean?!

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Wednesday, 10 August 2011 07:01

Improve Your Spelling: Commonly Misspelt Words

Here's a handy list of more than 120 of the most commonly misspelt words in English. Some of the words appear on our list of hard spelling words. Most of the following words are used frequently and are either confused with other words or have tricky spelling quirks, such as double letters where you're not expecting them.

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Why on earth does English have both enquiry and inquiry — are they different words or not? Read on to discover the answer to this conundrum!

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English has many words that sound and are spelled similarly, but have quite different meanings. In this article, we look at easily confused words that start with F, and explain the differences between them.

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Wednesday, 08 June 2011 02:19

Common English Errors: Confused Words, Ds

English has many words that sound similar, and are often spelled similarly, but have quite different meanings. In this article, we look at some such words starting with D, and explain the differences between them.

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Tuesday, 07 June 2011 00:15

Common English Errors: Ante and Anti

ANTI and ANTE are both prefixes. They are added to the front of other words to create new words with new meanings. However, even though there is only one letter's difference between them, ANTI and ANTE have quite different meanings.

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Sunday, 22 May 2011 22:44

Common English Errors: I and Me

Personal pronouns often trip people up, both in written and spoken English. In this article I show you an easy way of figuring out how to get it right, every time!

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English has many words that sound similar, and are even spelled similarly, but have quite different meanings. In this article, we look at some such words, starting with C, and explain the differences between them.

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English has many words that sound similar, and are even spelled similarly, but have quite different meanings. In this article we look at some such words, starting with B, and explain the differences between them.

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