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How to Connect Words and Sounds in English

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

“Many of my students are afraid to connect words together, concerned that it would make them sound unclear, or that they’d have to invest too much energy doing it…You must login or register before you view this content.

Apostrophe Catastrophe? A Survival Guide

Wednesday, January 9th, 2019

“Placing apostrophes is not rocket science…You must login or register before you view this content.

Top Grammatical Error of 2018 — Do You Avoid It?

Tuesday, January 8th, 2019

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Lake Superior State University’s 44th Annual List of Banished Words

Monday, January 7th, 2019

“The wordsmiths at Lake Superior State University have released LSSU’s 44th annual List of Words Banished from the Queen’s English for Mis-use, Over-use and General Uselessness…You must login or register before you view this content.

20 Clutter Words & Phrases We Use Too Often

Friday, December 14th, 2018

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20 Writing Mistakes Even Native Speakers Make

Thursday, December 13th, 2018

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What Is a Syllable? Word Stress in American English – Part 1

Thursday, December 6th, 2018

“To pronounce English words correctly and clearly you have to understand Word Stress (Syllable Stress), or how some syllables stand out and receive more emphasis than others…You must login or register before you view this content.

How to Say English Letters: American English Alphabet Pronunciation

Monday, November 26th, 2018

“You have to use the alphabet to spell things out ALL the time! Your name, your street, a confusing word… but what if you struggle to pronounce English letters?..You must login or register before you view this content.

An American Accent Tip to Help You Sound More Natural Today

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

“In this American accent quick tip lesson, you’ll learn how to sound more natural when making plans, scheduling appointments, or discussing events and even the weather! This is a tip you can learn today, practice tonight and use tomorrow!” ..You must login or register before you view this content.

5 Words That Don’t Mean What They Used to Mean

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

Linguist John McWhorter “traces the evolution of five words that have spent millennia drifting from one meaning into another…You must login or register before you view this content.

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