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How to Use Transition Words

How to Use Transition Words

Transition words. You know, conjunctions? Connectors? Linkers! Whatever you call them, these words are integral to the English language. Otherwise, every story ever told would read something like this. ‘Yesterday I went skiing. It was cold. I wore a warm ski suit. I went to the top of the mountain. I fell over. I broke […]

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How to Write Shorter Emails That Are Still Polite

How to Write Shorter Emails That Are Still Polite

English presents a bit of a problem when it comes to writing shorter emails. Or being brief in general. Here’s a case in point: “Send me the report by 5pm.” Now, the problem with this sentence is that, by anyone’s standards in English, it’s impolite, if not plain rude. No ‘please’, no indirect way of […]

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How to Become a Better Writer Through Improved Grammar

How to Become a Better Writer Through Improved Grammar

Grammar is not everyone’s cup of tea, and it’s also quite polarizing. While some may get apoplectic with rage to see a misplaced comma, others will just shrug their shoulders and not see what all the fuss is about. There are others still who are nervous about grammar: they fear that their grammar is inadequate, […]

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71 Common English Mistakes Made by ESL Students

71 Common English Mistakes Made by ESL Students

We’ve already posted some advice on dealing with confusing English phrases, rules, and words. However, there are so much of them in English that it is always a good idea to look back at possible errors.  Below is the list of 71 common errors made by ESL students along with the corrections.  1. Wrong: I […]

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There vs. Their vs. They’re: How to Determine Which Word to Use

There vs. Their vs. They’re: How to Determine Which Word to Use

Words having the same pronunciation but different meanings are homophones. These words are often confused. “There vs. Their vs. They’re” puzzle is one of the trickiest to solve. Let’s break it down, and finally, come up with a solution. Their “Their” is the possessive form of the pronoun they. Usually, it serves as an adjective […]

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7 Common Mistakes With Prepositions Made By English Learners And How To Fix Them

7 Common Mistakes With Prepositions Made By English Learners And How To Fix Them

Prepositions are the words used to link things like people, objects, time and locations within a sentence. These are little words like at, for, in, on, and to, which, despite their size, can be very tricky to use. Today we will describe seven common mistakes with preposition many English learners make and give practical advice […]

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Who vs. Whom: How to Determine Which Word to Use

Who vs. Whom: How to Determine Which Word to Use

There are quite a lot of tough grammar topics in the English language, but the “Who vs. Whom” dilemma is one of the trickiest. We at Linguix.com thought it is an excellent time to break it down finally, and give you the bulletproof method of being always correct at this who/whom thing. Subject and object […]

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Learning English: How To Use The Present Perfect Tense Correctly

Learning English: How To Use The Present Perfect Tense Correctly

Of all the English language tenses, it is the present perfect which causes the most problems among learners. Although a present perfect tense does in fact exist in many other tongues, usage is typically not the same. As a result, the English language version of the present perfect tense can become a sense of frustration […]

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“How are you?” “How are you doing?” Two Common Greetings With Subtle Differences

“How are you?” “How are you doing?” Two Common Greetings With Subtle Differences

When and how you should use common English greetings from the grammar standpoint. Simple guide for our readers. “Hello” English speakers greet each other ubiquitously with the expression “how are you?” In certain, informal situations this may be replaced with the less conservative “how are you doing?” In both cases, 99 times out of 100, […]

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10 Сommon Errors in Written English, And What to Do to Make Them Right

10 Сommon Errors in Written English, And What to Do to Make Them Right

New tips from LinguixAI. Enjoy! 1.Mixing up words Even native English speakers mix up words sometimes: interviews are often riddled with such mistakes. The reason for mixing up words may be: Words look similar Then and than are typical examples, as are of and off. This and these is a particular issue too, and is […]

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