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Editing Versus Proofreading Podcast

Editing Versus Proofreading Podcast

If you are looking for professional help with your writing, it is important to know what you need help with. The differences between editing and proofreading are outlined in this podcast. Knowing these differences will help you obtain the most appropriate service.
ESL Writing Tips

ESL Writing Tips

You are a professional and are very proficient at academic writing in your first language, but when it comes to translating your work into written English, suddenly you don't know your "ifs" from your "ofs." This is natural in professional ESL writing, because writing in another language is a lot more complicated than speaking it. However, here are some helpful tips to improve your ESL writing.
Festive Grammar: There's No Gift like the Present Tense

Festive Grammar: There's No Gift like the Present Tense

With Christmas approaching, it is time to unwrap one of the most useful gifts you will receive this year: a thorough knowledge of the present tense!
First, Second, and Third Person: How to Recognize and Use Narrative Voice

First, Second, and Third Person: How to Recognize and Use Narrative Voice

First person, second person, third person . . . sounds like a party to me! Learn how to identify and use narrative voice in your own writing.
Full Stops: A How-To Guide

Full Stops: A How-To Guide

If you’re North American, you may be wondering what exactly full stops are—here’s a hint, there is one at the end of this sentence. This is the main function of full stops, or periods: marking the end of a sentence.
Full Stops: A How-To Guide Podcast

Full Stops: A How-To Guide Podcast

There are multiple forms of full stops or symbols used to signal the end of a sentence, each used under different circumstances. When to use a full stop and the proper form to use are discussed in this podcast.
GrammarCamp.com Giveaway

GrammarCamp.com Giveaway

Scribendi.com is hosting a contest for free lifetime access to GrammarCamp.com's comprehensive English grammar training course.
Homophones Podcast: Do You Mean There, Their, or They're?

Homophones Podcast: Do You Mean There, Their, or They're?

Many people have a difficult time grasping the fine details of English grammar, and a common ESL mistake is mixing up different words that sound the same. Homophones are dissected in detail in this podcast.
Homophones: Do You Mean There, Their, or They're?

Homophones: Do You Mean There, Their, or They're?

If you find yourself making common ESL mistakes, it's OK. English is one of the hardest languages to learn. Being such a blend of original language sources has led to a kaleidoscope of peculiar spellings for English words and the creation of several hundred homophones.
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