English Language Skills (Troy)
I have a law degree, I've run an award-winning business, and I am a published author.
My most popular book is Funny English Errors and Insights: Illustrated.
My new book is The Funny Dictionary.
I have a particular interest in vocabulary improvement and speed reading.
- Post date: 26 April 2011
- Improve Your Vocabulary
Improving your vocabulary can come from incidental learning and direct learning. Here are 10 ways of improving your vocabulary, some of which use incidental learning while the other ways of improving your vocabulary use direct learning.
- Post date: 25 April 2011
- Speed Reading
Subvocalization is a habit that we acquire from childhood. Although subvocalization aids comprehension, subvocalization slows reading. Here are some ideas on what you can do about subvocalization in order to improve your reading speed while maintaining comprehension.
- Post date: 21 April 2011
Poor punctuation, as with poor spelling and poor grammar, can damage your credibility and, therefore, affect your persuasiveness as a writer. Take care with the following punctuation marks.