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Is it every day or everyday?

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Jun, 16


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The mistake of substituting every day with everyday is common. The error is almost always seen in writing because although both have the same pronunciation, writing every day instead of everyday is an everyday error which results in the construction of wrong sentences.

You don’t have to hide that accent!

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Jun, 16


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However, the challenge about having an accent is that though you’re free to have one, you must ensure that others understand you when you speak. It moves beyond acquiring knowledge to developing and practising to ensure others understand when you speak.

Don’t just edit. Proofread your emails too!

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Jun, 16


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For many people the terms proofreading and editing are the same, and thus use them interchangeably. The truth of the matter is that there is a substantial amount of difference between the two. While proofreading deals with correcting errors of grammar, punctuation, spelling and syntax, editing focuses on correcting factual errors, organising the write-up for easy reading and understanding. There are simple steps to follow to edit and proofread your emails. Let’s look at a few: 1. Empathise with the reader Ask yourself what your […]

10 Things you must know about email etiquette

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Jun, 16


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Let us focus on email etiquette in this post, for despite a barrage of new communication methods, email is here to stay as the most important form of business communication.

1. Do not refer to anyone as ‘sir’ or ‘madam’. Just use Mr or Ms. Importantly, avoid Mrs, Miss, Master, Shri, Shrimati, Thiru and such cultural honorifics.

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