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Pronunciation Tricks: Stress Differences in Nouns and Verbs

The word “project” can be a noun and it can be a verb. But did you know that they are pronounced differently? Now you do. Project (noun) has the stress on the first syllable (“pro”). Project (verb) has the stress on the second syllable (“ject”). (If you don’t know what a noun or a verb… Continue reading Pronunciation Tricks: Stress Differences in Nouns and Verbs

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Grammar · Uncategorized

Don’t Listen to Microsoft Word’s Grammar Check, or What You’ve Written Will Look Like the Work of a Fool

When you use Microsoft Word, do you also get distracted by the red and green wavy lines under words and phrases? Probably everybody does. The red lines are supposed to warn you that you misspelt a word. If you copy this newsletter to Word, you will see what I mean. Misspelt is now underlined in… Continue reading Don’t Listen to Microsoft Word’s Grammar Check, or What You’ve Written Will Look Like the Work of a Fool

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