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Colon Usage

This week, we’re going to discuss how the colon (:) is used in the English language. While the colon appears in several common sentence structures and handful of other situations, its correct use is not always fully understood by native speakers. Therefore, we are...

A Reference for Connecting Words Part 2

In this lesson, we’re going to continue our series of charts for connecting words that you can print out for easy reference. Connecting words join ideas and express the relationship between those ideas. English connecting words are divided into two broad categories...

A Reference for Connecting Words Part 1

In this lesson and the ones that follow, we’re going to provide a series of charts for connecting words that you can print out for easy reference. Connecting words join ideas and express the relationship between those ideas. English connecting words are divided into...

Native Speaker Mistakes in Advertising

For this native English speaker mistakes lesson, we’re going to look at two errors I have seen on advertising and signage at businesses around the English Island campus in Atlanta. To be clear, our purpose is not to shame businesses that have such errors in...

Writing Numbers (Part Two)

This week, we’re going to conclude over lessons on writing numbers by looking at the kinds of numbers that are normally written as numerals. Keep in mind that these rules might differ from the rules used in your workplace, especially if you work in a scientific or...