Tag Archives: Spelling

The difference between All right and Alright in English.

All right vs. Alright

A common doubt that even native English speakers have is whether to write All right (two words) or Alright (one word). What is the difference between All right and Alright? All right (adjective/adverb): in a satisfactory manner but not especially good; acceptable; suitable I was a little worried though everything turned out all right in […]

The difference between Every day and All day in English

All day vs. Every day vs. Everyday

We have new charts for you covering two common mistakes in English. The first chart explains when to use Every day instead of All day. The second chart explains the difference between Every day (two words) and Everyday (one word). Don’t worry, this is also a common mistake for native speakers of English NOTE: They […]

Stressed is Desserts spelled backwards

Stressed spelled backwards is desserts

Did you know that the word STRESSED is DESSERTS spelled backwards? What does this mean? You don’t want to be stressed, do you? Well, to avoid this you have to reverse being stressed. And what happens when you reverse it? You come up with desserts. So, desserts are the solution to being stressed! In order […]

Difference between There, Their and They're

There vs Their vs They’re

Yes, we have just created another article for you. This time it’s about the difference between There, Their and They’re in English. Again, this is a common mistake for native speakers too because the three words are homophones (words that sound the same though are written differently) The chart below should help you though if […]

Advanced English

Redundant Letters

Redundant Letters One of the most difficult things in English is spelling and pronunciation. Because English is a mish mash of Latin, Old English, French, German, Greek… in fact every language in Europe. There are a lot of odd spellings for words which originated from other languages. As the pronunciation of these has become more […]

Business or Busyness

Business or Busyness

Business OR Busyness A common mistake amongst English students is the spelling of Business. Bussyness, bizness, buziness, bussiness and bussnis are just some of the spellings I’ve seen! To remember, think – business is full of busy-ness (busi-ness)! Busy = have a lot to do, occupied with many things. Of course it’s spelt nothing like […]

English Idioms and Slang

To spill the beans

To spill the beans = to confess; reveal a secret, to tell the truth, usually accidentally. To Spill (verb) = to cause something to fall out of a container, such as water from a glass Beans (noun) = the kidney-shaped seeds of certain vegetables such as peas To spill the beans is similar to let […]