What are Heteronyms?

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What are Heteronyms? – Introduction This post answers the question, “What are heteronyms?” and gives some everyday examples. In a previous post, we looked at some fun English intonation examples, in which the sentence meaning changed, based on which word was emphasised. We now look at how individual words can have different meanings, based on … [Read more…]

Using English Idioms

Using English idioms – introduction English idioms are entertaining but can be somewhat difficult to use. Rather than go through specific idioms and explain their meaning and/or origin, this article will look at the ways of using English idioms and the potential dangers of incorrect usage. What are idioms? In a nutshell (an idiom!), idioms … [Read more…]

How to Get Free Ebooks

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How to get free ebooks – introduction to Bookbub This post takes a look at how to get free ebooks by using BookBub (bookbub.com) and its service, especially the BookBub daily deals. For those who prefer to watch something, there is a video of this post here. In a previous post, I looked at modern … [Read more…]

Super Amazing Essays Review

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Introduction to Super Amazing Essays This is a review of the Super Amazing Essays series of books. There is an expression that a wise person learns from his or her mistakes. These days, most people understand that the truly wise person learns from the mistakes of others. This is the concept behind some interesting books … [Read more…]

Does Grammarly Work?

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Does Grammarly work? – introduction This post looks at an increasingly popular writing tool and answers the question, “Does Grammarly work?”. What is Grammarly? Grammarly is an online error-detection and correction tool that improves communication by helping people find and correct their writing mistakes. Not only does Grammarly suggest corrections, it explains the reasoning behind … [Read more…]