Archive | July, 2015

WhiteSmoke Grammar Checker Software Review

Grammar Check Helps You See Through the Smoke WhiteSmoke, Incorporated is a publicly-traded company (TASE: WMSK), which was founded in 2002 by Hilla and Liran Brenner. The couple established WhiteSmoke in hopes of improving communication skills among native and non-native English speakers alike. The couple saw the immense value in creating a new kind of software, to facilitate the growing need for professional and high […]

Nouns – Part B

Nouns are the most basic and common types of words in the English language. They are used to describe any person, place, idea, or thing. Nouns fall into separate categories, such as common, count, mass, collective, abstract, and others. In this post, I will be covering the more basic nouns which are used in English. […]

Silent Letters – Part B

The English language is old. It has undergone many transformations, and yet some things have managed to stick around. 60% of the English language’s words have silent letter in them. These are very frustrating to deal with, especially for those studying English as a second language. However, some silent letter can drive even the best […]

Grammarly Software Review

In this day and age, when so much information is created and passed on in digital form, the command of the English language is essential. Of course, nothing will ever replace the good old-fashioned human proofreader. No matter how complex an algorithm, grammar checking software will never be absolutely perfect. However, a good grammar checker […]

Accept vs Except

I Accept that Exception One problematic issue facing English speakers worldwide – made possible through the advancements of Modern English – is the fact that, some words sound incredibly alike, yet have very different meanings. Pronunciation is important, but not everyone has the same quality of diction and enunciation. This can cause feelings of confusion […]