Online Spell check, Grammar, and Thesaurus checking

Pen

It’s free! It’s fun! It’s LiveMocha!

  • March 25, 2011
  • Posted by
It’s free! It’s fun! It’s LiveMocha!

With 8.5 million members from over 200 countries, LiveMocha is the largest online language learning community. Unlike the “big yellow box”, those seeking to learn a language have all the usual tools at their disposal, plus they have a community to interact and practice their new language skills with: all those millions of other people…

15 Most Useful Phrasal Verbs

  • March 21, 2011
  • Posted by
15 Most Useful Phrasal Verbs

A phrasal verb is a combination of words that takes on unique meaning. Because they have little to do with the words they are made of, they can be confusing to those learning English. The majority of phrasal verbs are slang and occur most frequently in spoken English, so meanings can usually be determined by…

14 Typical Mistakes With Prepositions

  • March 14, 2011
  • Posted by
14 Typical Mistakes With Prepositions

A preposition tells a reader when and where something occurred as well as how it occurred. English prepositions perform so many functions that their nuances cause quite a bit of confusion. Here are a few examples of prepositions that illustrate 14 of the most common mistakes: Embed this image to your site: [Infographic provided by…

Springtime and Idioms

  • March 7, 2011
  • Posted by
Springtime and Idioms

When springtime arrives, the poet in all us comes alive. Sunnier days, fresh rains, budding trees and the first garden blooms caused Christina Rossetti to proclaim, “Spring is when life’s alive in everything,” and Doug Larsen to remark, “Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush.” Winter’s no longer…

Page 80 of 84« First...102030...7879808182...Last »
X