Tag: english

Accept vs. Except: How to Avoid Confusing These Two Tricky Words
Accept vs. Except: How to Avoid Confusing These Two Tricky Words

Do you like any vegetable except capers? Should you accept that ugly sweater from your aunt? Learn when to use accept vs. except in this fun article.

Adjectives and Adverbs Podcast
Adjectives and Adverbs Podcast

This podcast provides definitions and examples of both adjectives and adverbs. It highlights key points to remember when identifying and including them in your writing and provides a few exceptions you should be aware of.

Adjectives or Adverbs?
Adjectives or Adverbs?

Are you constantly confusing adverbs and adjectives? Scribendi's editors will help cure your confusion for good.

ESL Writing Tips Podcast
ESL Writing Tips Podcast

You may be great at writing in your native language, but during the translation process what you are trying to say may come across as being inconsistent or unclear. This podcast will give ESL writers some helpful tips to improve their compositions.

Homophone Worksheet: Think You Understand Homophones?
Homophone Worksheet: Think You Understand Homophones?

In our article on homophones, we discussed what they are and helped explain the differences between them. Now, it's time for you to try our homophone worksheet to test your homophone knowledge!

How to Use Social Media to Improve Your English
How to Use Social Media to Improve Your English

Improve your English-language skills with the help of some of your favorite social media websites.

Improve Your Understanding of Appositives Podcast
Improve Your Understanding of Appositives Podcast

Understanding sentence structure and grammar can be difficult. In this podcast, we discuss appositives and provide examples. This podcast gives the rules for using appositives correctly.

Is French Your First Language? Avoid These 5 Common English Errors
Is French Your First Language? Avoid These 5 Common English Errors

For French speakers trying to avoid common English errors, the similarities between the languages can be more of a stumbling block than the differences.

Let's Have Fun With English
Let's Have Fun With English

The English language is a tricky one, which is why our editors offer helpful writing tips about everything from writing a thesis statement to homophones to capitalization. Though learning English is difficult, there can be some humour in some of the language's common usage errors.

Parts of Speech: Pronouns
Parts of Speech: Pronouns

Are pesky pronouns causing you grief in your ESL English writing? Relax—our ESL editing and proofreading experts are here to help explain this troublesome part of speech.