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16
JUL
2014

James T. Keating’s “Writing Modern English” tackles the idiomatic, confusing and wrong

Japanese English Learners and many English teachers can greatly benefit from this logical guide to clear, modern writing “The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and the lightning bug.” –Mark Twain (1835-1910)...
29
DEC
2015

Hedging Language & Seeking Clarification in Our Arguments

In argumentative essays, it is crucial to acknowledge both sides of the discussion; a nearly impossible feat without using hedging language. Here's an interactive way to craft more conscientious arguments, and to make sure your audience is listening.