This one trips up people up all the time. Take four minutes to brush up on "affect" vs. "effect."
"Conscious" and "conscience" are two words that have a Latin root in common, and sometimes they might sound alike. But they have distinct meanings. The mix-up is often just a spelling error. Take 2 1/2 minutes to make sure you know the difference.
There's one question you can ask yourself to help you make sure you're using "infer" and "imply" correctly. Do you know it? If you don't know when to use these two words, we're here to help. And once again, this week's lesson takes less than 2 1/2 minutes.
It's Which Word Wednesday. Most weeks we'll be offering up a training video addressing a specific set of often-confused words. Today, let's take a pop quiz on the lessons covered so far. In each of the sentences below, which word would you use? 1. Notorious or famous: Mark was a _______ philanthropist. 2. Eager [...]
If you don't know the difference between "complement" and "compliment," this one's for you. It's just 2 1/2 minutes, and we're pretty confident you'll dig the memory aids at the end — you'll never mix these words up again.