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Top 10 words with challenging spelling [infographic]

  • June 22, 2015
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English is riddled with words from other languages, as if some of our own don’t give us enough trouble! This article and infographic address ten regularly-used words that can give folks fits when trying to spell them.

If you have trouble with any of these words, you are not alone. Misspellings of these ten words are rampant; hopefully, this article and the infographic will help.

Formal and Informal Style in English [infographic]

  • March 16, 2015
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In English, different situations call for different styles. While letters sent to a sibling are in an informal style, resumés require more formal English. It is important to remember who you are addressing and what you are writing because this sets the tone. If writing to a Biology professor, the style will be formal. If…

Idioms with a national twist [infographic]

  • February 16, 2015
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Some idioms have an international flavor; this infographic explains ten of them. [Infographic provided by]   To download high-resolution poster click here. 1. “It’s All Greek to Me” “I can’t understand any of it.” “Don’t ask me for help with your Math homework. It’s all Greek to me.” “Please read these directions, it’s all…

How to Deal with Appositives [infographic]

  • October 8, 2012
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Appositives are useful grammatical tools, but they can also be challenging due to their diversity and intricacies. The appositives definition can help new and experienced writers understand how appositive elements function within different sentences. An appositive renames a noun or noun phrase. It can define, redefine or clarify the meaning or significance of critical nouns…