British vs American English, Grammar, Punctuation

Quotation marks: uses, rules, British/American styles

Quotation marks (inverted commas) are one of the unique punctuation marks in English. They’re generally used to show what someone has said, though they have other uses. Moreover, they’re sometimes used in different ways in British and American English. Uses of quotation marks To enclose a direct speech. Example: ‘Who else was there with him?’…

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British vs American English, Confusing Words and Expressions, Controversial Topics, Grammar

‘see’ or ‘watch’ a movie: all you should know

Most of us know we can see a movie when we go to the cinema, but when to use watch has somehow become an unresolved subject. Even if you browse the internet, you could be more confused as no single individual seem to give a definite answer. There are answers and explanations for this seemingly confusing pair,…

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British vs American English, Confusing Words and Expressions, Consonant Chart, Controversial Topics, General, Grammar, Oral English, Parts of Speech, Punctuation, Vowel Chart

Free Ebook Download—don’t miss this

You’ve seen and studied question-and-answer books, but would you love to see one with a simplified explanation of each answer? That’s what this ebook is all about. Whether you’re studying for an examination or just need lessons in modern English, this is for you. You would love it—rest assured. May you find the knowledge you seek.…

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British vs American English, Lest We Forget

Do you pronounce ‘Tuesday’ correctly?

Research shows the word ‘Tuesday’ is mispronounced by a large number of people. In British English, it’s commonly pronounced as /ˈtʃuːzdeɪ/, just like ‘choozday’. In American English, it’s /ˈtuːzdeɪ/, just like ‘toozday’.                                                       Tip: ‘Tuesday’ is always capitalized because it’s a proper noun like other days of the week. Examples: I’ll visit him on Tuesday.…

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