Did you write this or was it your computer?

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Writing does not come easily to everybody. This is fine, we are not all good at singing, skiing or boiling eggs and there are great editing services available that can help. The rise of computer-generated writing has been an interesting development in the world of online commerce. In the past » Read More

How Social Media Can Improve Your Writing Skills

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Social media is already making an impact in the classroom as a tool for improving literacy skills but what we adults are not necessarily appreciating are the ways in which our use of Facebook, Twitter and even Instagram can help us to hone our own English usage. Social media » Read More

Seasonal Slang and All Things Christmas

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English is a peculiar language and there is perhaps no time of year when it gives more cause for bewilderment than Christmas. For a start, we seem to have become confused about what we are actually supposed to call the event. The word ‘Christmas’ is easy to understand, it » Read More

Famous Literary Quotes

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Most of us enjoy a good read, whether it is a novel that moves us to tears, a play that intrigues or a poem that rouses our passions, a piece of well-written literature can have an impact on our emotions, on our behaviour and on our value-systems. There are » Read More

How to Write a Personal Statement

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How to Write a Personal Statement   The personal statement is arguably the most difficult element of completing any application. Most other elements of an application form use key questions to guide you through the required information. A blank personal statement box can be daunting but it does give » Read More