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TEACHING, YOU’RE DOING IT RIGHT: Brazilian Studen ...

Watch out, celebrities! Your fans may be too shy to correct your tweets but this group of Brazillian students sure aren’t. Brazil’s leading English school Red Balloon (yes, that is really a school name) had their students complete what might be the most genius English exercise ever. Known as “The Celeb Grammar Cops,” students between the ages […]

Posted on July 4, 2013 at 12:48 pm

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The wrong definition of ‘literally’ is lite ...

I literally cannot believe it. Did I use the word “literally” in the correct context? Anyone who has any basic knowledge of grammar would say no. Or you might say yes,  but then I would say you were wrong. At least up until today. Dictionaries have begun expanding their current definition of the word (which […]

Posted on March 5, 2013 at 7:12 pm

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Grammar Lesson the Day: Why Commas Are Important

Teachers may constantly nag at you about the importance of good grammar. Maybe you don’t really care to listen. After all, there’s something called spellcheck. Too bad for you, my friend, but spellcheck doesn’t check grammar, as in it doesn’t care if you misplace an apostrophe or comma. So just in case you decide to […]

Posted on February 26, 2013 at 2:35 pm

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Second grade class corrects the spelling of athlete twe ...

Twitter is a great way to follow your favourite celebs and athletes, but some of the things they tweet are a little bit careless. Filled with misspellings, grammatical errors and often times, gibberish that nobody can understand, sometimes I wish there was an autocorrect tool I could use to immediately brush up those mistakes (Don’t […]

Posted on February 2, 2013 at 4:22 pm

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