A short compendium of phrases which can be used passive-aggressively. Useful if you want to win an argument unfairly; may also help with noticing and replying to unfair rhetoric.
Things I want my students to know about English – Part 2
Grammar is a powerful tool, a set of machines to generate a variety of sentences and questions. Yet it’s still controversial, and not always popular with students. In this article, I explain why I take a positive view towards learning grammar.
Things I want my students to know about English – Part 1
Language choices aren’t necessarily correct or incorrect – there’s a whole spectrum of possibilities, depending on who creates the rules of English!
Writing lessons: the Englishin3d approach
In a reflective blogpost marking the start of the 5th year of Englishin3d, I describe the ‘recipe’ or procedure I follow when creating lessons on this site.
What are typical native speaker errors?
It’s well known that native speakers of English make errors often enough, especially in writing. This is a selective list of some of these errors.