42 Daily Writing Tips by Mark Nichol / 2d // keep unread // hide // preview A few years ago, I wrote a post titled “How Long Should a Paragraph Be?” which argued that various pronouncements that dictate paragraph length (expounded for the benefit of beginning writers, who presumably are aided by the introduction of a circumscribed formula for success in composition) should be
20 Common Grammar Mistakes That (Almost) Everyone Makes By Jon Gingerich, litreactor.com View Original January 31st, 2012 I’ve edited a monthly magazine for more than six years, and it’s a job that’s come with more frustration than reward. If there’s one thing I amgrateful for — and it sure isn’t the pay — it’s that my work has
Critical thinking: A must in today’s workplace Mark Twain once said, “I never let schooling interfere with my education.” But even Mark Twain would never downplay the Three R’s. They have always been the traditional building blocks of academic and professional success. Reading, writing, and arithmetic – the Three R’s – are still essential in
Meet a Special Online Business English Teacher Chris Rush is not your ordinary online business English teacher. He is an extraordinary one. To learn more about Chris Rush, see my interview with him. He provides lessons through his company Better Business English for intermediate to advanced English speakers. He helps them to further improve their
Master a Second Language: A big advantage Guest Post by Vanessa Fardi / NEUVOO, Country Manager LATAM, Team Leader US Thanks to globalization, knowing other languages has forced us to be bilingual and almost forget our mother tongue. It is definitely a big advantage when looking for a new job. Numbers do not lie. Right now, nearly 60% of
If you steal from one author it’s plagiarism; if you steal from many it’s research. Wilson Mizner Who is guilty of plagiarism? Have you ever taken parts of someone’s writing without citing the source? Have you ever used quotations without giving credit? Well, we all probably have. It’s easy, simple to do and seems harmless.