Write with TASTE Blog
24 February 2011
Can you spot the mistakes in these sentences?
OThe company gave my colleagues and I an amazing annual dinner last night.
OPlease don’t tell anyone about the news. Let’s just keep it between you and I.
OJohn and me will be co-chairs of the planning committee.
OYou and me can go to lunch when we’ve finished this report.
Native and second language speakers alike make these kinds of mistakes.
17 February 2011
Image by jarodkintz
Word count: 465
Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes
Have you ever wondered – how can I proofread my writing if I don’t even know which grammar mistakes I’m making?
Here are some tips on how to get around that problem and develop your proofreading skills.
Discover your problem areas
First, you need to discover precisely which grammar mistakes you usually make. …
10 February 2011
Image by David (Standout)
Word count: 525
Estimated reading time: 5 minutes
Happy New Year of the Rabbit!
For the new year, I gave myself a present – an iPhone app called ‘PomodoroPro’.
And why did I buy that app? Well, do you remember my goal for the Year of the Tiger? It was supposed to be a ‘year of focus’.
As I admitted a few weeks ago, last year turned out to be largely unfocused. …