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British versus American style. There are two major styles of English punctuation: American (commonly followed also in Canada) and British (commonly followed also in Australia and New Zealand).

British versus American style

Over the years, these two styles have converged. The few major differences that remain are described below. Titles Mr., Mrs., and Ms. all take periods in American English. In British English, the periods are omitted. Dates British usage omits the apostrophe in the plural form of dates (e.g., 1980s), whereas the American practice more often includes it (e.g., 1980’s). Though not necessarily a matter of punctuation, there is one important distinction between American and British usage when it comes to dates. Time British usage dictates a period between the hours and minutes when writing the time (e.g., 10.30). Quotations American style uses double quotes (“) for initial quotations, then single quotes (‘) for quotations within the initial quotation. What Happened in 1948 including Pop Culture, Significant Events, Key Technology and Inventions.

What happened in 1948 Major News Stories include Porsche is founded, technology advances include Random Access Storage Device, Long Playing Record, Velcro and Transistor Radio, Apartheid begins in South Africa, NASCAR holds its first race for modified stock cars at Daytona Beach, West Berlin Soviet Blockade, NHS Created in UK, Israel is declared as an independent state,

What Happened in 1948 including Pop Culture, Significant Events, Key Technology and Inventions

How to Write a Comparative Report. How to Write a Comparative Report by Shane Hall Think through the organization before writing an outline for your report.

How to Write a Comparative Report

How to make a great video CV. Video CVs are becoming increasingly popular with jobseekers wanting to stand out from the crowd.

How to make a great video CV

Rather than replacing traditional paper CVs, videos enhance job applications by providing employers with more insight into what an individual has to offer. "A traditional CV outlines your skills, qualifications and experience, whereas a video CV enables an employer to get a feel for your personality," says Lisa LaRue, a career coach at CareerWorx. "It's really just another tool in a jobseeker's toolbox," she continues. "Anything that can help you get noticed is worth trying. " But before you press record, we asked a group of experts how to create a video resume that will receive rave reviews:

Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning. Are your students learning?

Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning

How do you know? Assessing your course or section is important for both students and instructors, and is generally most effective when based on multiple sources of information. Any one source of data – for example, student evaluations – is limited. Similarly, quizzes, exams, problem sets, and writing assignments alone may not capture individual differences in student ability nor instructor effectiveness.

How to Write a Persuasive Speech: 13 Steps. User Reviewed Three Parts:Preparing to WriteWriting your SpeechDelivering your SpeechCommunity Q&A A persuasive speech is a speech intended to convince the audience to do something.

How to Write a Persuasive Speech: 13 Steps

Whether you want to get people to vote, stop littering, or change their minds about an important issue, persuasive speeches are an effective way to sway an audience. There are many elements that go into a successful persuasive speech. But, with some preparation and practice, you can deliver a powerful speech. West Side Story - Supplemental Materials; Go to the Learning Guide for this film.

West Side Story - Supplemental Materials;

Helpful Background:Puerto Rico is a large island in the Caribbean approximately 3,435 square miles in size. It was discovered by Columbus in 1493 and its people are of mixed Spanish and African descent, with the Spanish influence predominating. It was acquired by the United States after the Spanish American War. In 1952 Puerto Rico became a self-governing Commonwealth associated with the United States. Puerto Ricans are U.S. citizens but pay no federal taxes and may not vote in federal elections. Every British swear word has been officially ranked in order of offensiveness.

Every swear word in the English language has been ranked in order of offensiveness.

Every British swear word has been officially ranked in order of offensiveness

The UK’s communications regulator, Ofcom, interviewed more than 200 people across the UK on how offensive they find a vast array of rude and offensive words and insults. People were asked their opinion on 150 words in total. These included general swear words, words linked to race and ethnicity, gender and sexuality, body parts and health conditions, religious insults and sexual references, as well as certain hand gestures. They were asked to rate words as mild, medium, strong or strongest. “I shall not rest until #childmarriage is eradicated from my chiefdom.” Chiefs in #Zambia act to #endchildmarriage.

Åsö vuxengymnasium. Citing Secondary or Indirect Sources REVISED 2014. Cite one author within another authors text. The State of Writing 2016. The first sentence can’t be written until the final sentence is written. — Joyce Carol Oates With 2016 coming to a close, Grammarly’s team of writing analysts took a look at the biggest trends in writing in English this year.

The State of Writing 2016

And we found some fascinating results! Below are the grammar and writing trends that dominated 2016, as well as our predictions for the next year in written English. First, we looked at where we write, and found that this has changed significantly over time! Punctuation Rules. Commas and periods are the most frequently used punctuation marks.

Punctuation Rules

Commas customarily indicate a brief pause; they're not as final as periods. Rule 1. Use commas to separate words and word groups in a simple series of three or more items. Example: My estate goes to my husband, son, daughter-in-law, and nephew. Note: When the last comma in a series comes before and or or (after daughter-in-law in the above example), it is known as the Oxford comma. Affect vs. Effect. Affect and effect are easy to mix up. Here’s the short version of how to use the right word: Affect is usually a verb, which is an action word. It means to impact or change.Effect is usually a noun, which is a person, place, thing, or idea. The importance of educating girls.

First (FCE) preparation. Opinions Giving Expressing Agreeing Disagreeing in English. Opiniones en Inglés. Below are some phrases that you can use to help express opinions. Some of these phrases are more appropriate for written English such as giving your opinion in an essay whereas some can also be used in spoken English. Personal Point of View We use these words and phrases to express a personal point of view: Approaches to process writing. What is process writing? Why should teachers be interested in a process approach to writing? The changing roles of teacher and students What stages are there in a process approach to writing?

Classroom activities The importance of feedback Writing as communication Potential problems Further reading What is process writing? The process approach treats all writing as a creative act which requires time and positive feedback to be done well. Why should teachers be interested in a process approach to writing? Research also shows that feedback is more useful between drafts, not when it is done at the end of the task after the students hand in their composition to be marked. The changing roles of teacher and students The teacher needs to move away from being a marker to a reader, responding to the content of student writing more than the form.

Untitled. Film Study Worksheet for a Documentary. TWM's movie worksheets for documentaries are available through the following links: Film Study Worksheet for a Documentary and Film Study Worksheet for a Documentary that Seeks to Persuade on Issues of Political or Social Significance. The worksheets are designed to be copied on the front and back of one sheet of paper.

Women. The Story Behind Girl Rising, the Most Powerful Film You'll See This Year. Girl Rising is a revolutionary film that follows the life stories of nine girls from the developing world, who struggle every day for freedom, education and a voice in their home countries of Cambodia, Haiti, Nepal, Ethiopia, India, Peru, Sierra Leone and Afghanistan. I sat down with the film’s Academy Award-nominated Director Richard Robbins to discuss this incredible project. Where did the idea for this film come from? Why girls’ education? The original idea was mine. Our company had been hired to research a film about strategies for combating global poverty. Amnesty Skola. How to read a scientific paper. Nothing makes you feel stupid quite like reading a scientific journal article. Who or Whom? It’s Not As Hard As You Think. Bob Dylan – What Is a Protagonist? Protagonist comes from a Greek word for the principal actor in a drama.In modern literature, the protagonist drives the story forward by pursuing a goal.The protagonist of a story is sometimes called the main character.The protagonist of a story is opposed by an antagonist.

Shakespeare Lives - Shakespeare's strong-willed women. Gender equality En 6. What Is A Metaphor? Awesome Authors. Traveling or Travelling. Both spellings, travelling and traveling, are correct.The variation in spelling is one of the differences between British English and American English.Travelling is the preferred spelling in the UK, Canada, and Australia.Traveling is the preferred spelling in the United States. Farther vs. Further. Advise vs. Advice. I have a rooster in my throat - The Newbie Guide to Sweden. 18 English words that mean very different things in Britain and America. Alibi - en bra start på engelskkursen - Robin Smith.

8642 pronunciations of 'choose' in English. Plenary by Silvana Richardson. Find Sources - Literature Review: The What, Why and How-to Guide - Subject & Class Guides at University of Connecticut. 30 DAY CHALLENGE. How to Write a News Article (with Downloadable Sample Articles) CAE Result. ⋆ for English (ESL/EFL) Teachers in Sweden. ESL Lesson Plans, Printables, Games, Materials for Teaching English.