Saturday, August 16, 2014

How to Write An Effective Resume and CV - Grammar short lessons - 2014 -

Global labor trends show that millions and millions of people every year are unemployed, and should they seek jobs, they would face rigorous screening processes. This is due to changes in the operations, structures, and spending of many companies caused by unpredictable economic circumstances and technological developments replacing a huge part of the human force. Adding to the worry of any job applicant is the tight competition with  other job seekers.

Friday, August 8, 2014

Rules for writing numbers - 2014 - Grammar short lessons

While writing numbers, sometimes we use figures or digits and sometimes we write out the number in words. Here is a quick overview of the rules for writing numbers.

Despite and in spite of - 2014 - Grammar short lessons

Despite and in spite of mean exactly the same, but despite is more common than in spite of.
Despite and in spite of are prepositions. Both expressions can be followed by a noun or noun-equivalent.

Though, although and even though - 2014 -

Although is a conjunction. It is used for introducing a statement that makes your main statement seem surprising.
Though and although are interchangeable. Though is more common.

Five foreign expressions you should know - 2014 -

Foreign expressions have become an integral part of the English language. While you don’t necessarily have to be familiar with all the foreign words in English, you should know the most common ones.
Many of these expressions are commonly used in newspaper headlines. If you are not familiar with them, you will not be able to understand the meaning of the headlines.

Using the word advice - 2014 - Grammar short lessons

The word advice is an uncountable noun. Uncountable nouns do not have plural forms.
They cannot be used with the articles a/an.....

Thursday, August 7, 2014

The subjunctive mood in English -2014 -

The subjunctive mood is not very common in English. It was, but now it has lost most of its importance.
However, it is still used in the following cases.

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Popular Science USA - September 2014

Magazine brings the intelligent, interested ordinary person the latest scientific and technological breakthroughs, while examining the issues that these throw up. It hails from the US and features cutting-edge technology and insightful commentary from scientists, scientific journalists, and other experts at the forefront of scientific study but is always presented in an interesting, vibrant way that breathes life into the subject

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

The 2014 Grammar Guide: 120 Grammar and vocabulary Mistakes to Avoid

This book is aimed at students who wish to improve the quality of their sentences.
It is compiled for the use at school or at home.

Monday, July 28, 2014

Things you can do to improve your students, Teacher Book (TB)

Children learn the letter by its sound and not its name

- Each sound has an action

- These sounds are introduced in groups of letters that sound different from each other to avoid confusion, eg: s, a, t, p, i ,n

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