published on 23-Oct-11 14:59
Teaching English to native speakers often ends up being a list of don’ts. Don’t end sentences with prepositions. Don’t split infinitives. Do not use contractions. In a world where “tnx 4 ur help” has become an acceptable way to say “Thank you” and “txt spk” is becoming more popular, it’s difficult to get students to care about split infinitives.
published on 01-Sep-09 09:08
WhiteSmoke.com has a range of tools and resources, both free and paid, that can greatly assist those teaching English. From free online grammar and translation tools, through to our premium desktop applications and online video courses, there is something for all budgets.
published on 24-Aug-09 14:48
It can be quite challenging to write an essay. Some people find it hard to translate their ideas into written words, while others just do not know how to begin. This article gives four easy steps to show you how to write an essay.
published on 24-Aug-09 14:47
Plagiarism is an act of fraud in the writing world. With the development of the internet plagiarism has become a bigger problem. Many students will cut and paste another’s work into their own essays. Anyone considering altering the text slightly to avoid this charge should be aware that copying the structure of a sentence, even though you may have changed several words, is still considered plagiarism. Teachers are faced with the difficult problem of checking that a student has not copied or partially copied one of the many documents that exist on the internet.