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More Commonly Confused Words

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*+-With our first Commonly Confused Words Infographic we distinguished some words that can quite easily get muddled up. Unfortunately there are still so many confusing words out there – fortunately we’ve created a brand new infographic to help you take care of them!

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Key Exam Question Words

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*+-Exam questions don’t just ask for a specific area of information- they ask for that information to be given in a specific way. There’s a difference between name and describe or analyse and discuss. To really nail an exam it’s not just about having the answers; it’s also about knowing how exactly to give them. Here’s a handy infographic to help you.

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Commonly Confused Words

Commonly Confused Words

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*+-There are a lot of words out there. In fact there are at least a quarter of a million distinct English words -and when you add on inflections, local vocabularies and words that are now obsolete, there are probably closer to three quarters of a million. So it’s not unreasonable to get some words mixed up (although it can be a bit embarrassing). Here’s a list of some words that a lot of people get confused; learn them and never make these mistakes again!

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Demystifying Dictionaries

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*+-Oxford Dictionaries recently named selfie as their 2013 Word of the Year. The choice sparked a rash of comments wondering whether people were becoming more self-centred. But why selfie? Many people would say it’s slang,…

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