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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.

How Business Editing Will Help You Avoid Redundancies Podcast
How Business Editing Will Help You Avoid Redundancies Podcast

Redundancy comes across as unprofessional in business writing, so it is important to be clear and concise instead of overly wordy. This podcast will supply you with ways to improve your business writing skills so you are precise and professional.

How to Avoid Redundancies
How to Avoid Redundancies

While literary geniuses are free to flout style conventions, we mere mortals must adhere to them. So how do you purge your paper of redundancies? Our editors explain how to avoid redundancies in your business writing.

How to Improve Essay Writing Skills
How to Improve Essay Writing Skills

If you've been told time and time again that you express great ideas in your essay writing but your writing needs polishing, you aren't alone. The following tips will help improve your writing skills and turn you into a great writer.

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