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Where do non-native speakers tend to make mistakes with their English?  Often, the errors appear when the grammar is very different from in their own language or where there seems to be no logic.  Dreams, wishes and hypothetical sentences fall into both these categories, making...

You may well be clear about the two distinct ways of using “used to” and the slightly different meanings, but is it certainly easy to make mistakes!  Here are some reminders: 1. Used to + Verb (something you did in the past but no longer do...

Bullet points can present certain types of information in an efficient and easy-to-read manner. However, if overused, they can be annoying and even complicate understanding.  It is worth considering how bullet points can be used effectively and also how to punctuate them correctly. Why do readers...

Shall is a strange, little word which is used in different contexts and can cause some confusion, particularly for non-native speakers. The Use of Shall in Normal English Shall was originally used for the first person (I and we) form of the future tense.  We said:”I...

We are sometimes confused about how to write dates and numbers correctly in English, so here are a few tips: DATES The reason you may have seen different formats is that writing dates in British (and Australian) is different from the American format: 16 April 2016: British...

In English there are lots of confusing pairs of words. Do you know the difference between: 1. continuous and continual? or 2. definitive and definite? Take a look at the list below to discover the exact difference between some of these confusing words. Advice – guidance or recommendation about...

(adapted from the website: www.dailywritingtips.com) Whether you like it or not, foreign expressions represent an integral part of the English language (and of many other languages, too). Knowing the meaning and usage of the most used ones is very important. First of all because it will...

Before we start trying to remember what our grammar teacher taught us many years ago, let’s see if we know what is wrong with these sentences: - I am considering to go to the beach this weekend. You probably know that it should be “I am considering...

Do you know when to use ”whom” rather than “who”? “Who” is known as a subject pronoun (it comes before the verb as the “doer”) and “whom” is the object pronoun (it comes after the verb, or after a preposition such as “to”, “by” and “from”)....

Although we may not realize it, many of us make mistakes with “I” and “me”. Do you know which of these 2 sentences is correct and why? 1. Thank you for inviting my husband and I for dinner. 2. Thank you for inviting my husband and me for...