Being picky about punctuation is cool. We review comma sense, from Lynne Truss's Eats, Shoots & Leaves to Elizabeth Gilbert's Eat, Pray, Love. Discover the funny side of comma mistakes and learn to respect the comma.
Will you be watching Euro 2016, starting this week? Football heroes can be entertaining, and not just on the pitch. After a
match, when the adrenalin is flowing and the blood is still pumping
fast, this is not the best time to ask a footballer a question or to
comment on the match.
The top mistakes that German speakers make in English? Here they are. Get rid of your Denglish as you learn more about the differences between German and English in part 2 of our troubleshooting series.
When we talk, we often make mistakes, and most people accept that. But when we make a grammatical mistake in writing, there's no going back. It can look like carelessness. Make sure you know which mistakes not to make.
As Germanic languages, German and English have a common past, and over the centuries they've borrowed from the same languages. Perhaps because German and English are so similar, learners often forget some key differences. Practise them in our exercise.