What’s the difference between “I miss you” and “I missed you”?
As you may know, it’s the school holidays and for me, it’s the time to
balik kampung and connect with family and loved ones.
So I didn’t get the chance to write a post yesterday (Thursday) because of this. Now that I’ve found some time to write, I thought I’d share something that Azimah posted on our
The difference between “I miss you” and “I missed you”.
Continue reading “When to use “miss” and “missed””
How often do you come across the phrase “double confirm”? After we had our dinner last night, I asked my husband whether he had any ideas of what I could write about for this week’s post.
He answered, “Write about the use of “double confirm” and why it’s wrong.”
“Do a lot of people actually say that? I don’t remember many people using it back in my former job,” I replied.
“Ever since my colleague mentioned it, I’ve been seeing it everywhere,” he said.
Thanks for the suggestion, hubs.
Continue reading ““Double check” or “double confirm”?”
I’m going to be teaching you the difference between
it’s and its. This was a request by one of our subscribers who wrote to us on our Facebook page.
So when do we use
it’s and when do we use its?
Continue reading “The difference between it’s and its”
Today I want to talk about the word “besides” and how it’s often incorrectly used, especially among
second language learners. Many second language learners use the word to mean “in addition to that”. The correct way to use it is actually by adding “that” after it.
Continue reading “The correct way to use “besides””
We’ve been getting emails from you guys saying that you have no confidence to speak because you have poor grammar and you’re afraid people will laugh at you.
Continue reading “Help! I have poor grammar & I’m afraid people will laugh at me!”
Today, I’m going to be explaining the difference between
, at and on when relating to time. These are called prepositions of time. They are used to discuss or converse a specific time period such as a date on the calendar, one of the days of the week, or the actual time a certain thing takes place. in
Continue reading ““At”, “on” and “in” when discussing time”
Today, our post is about the correct and incorrect use of “I’m”. In last week’s post, I wrote about the difference between “I” and “me”. So this week, we’ll discuss how “I’m” is often incorrectly used.
Can we join you? Pretty please?
Continue reading “A common mistake when using “I’m””
The past week has been jam-packed! We had Election Day on Wednesday, the announcement of a new Prime Minister
and a new government the following day, two days of holiday, Mother’s Day on Sunday, yesterday was Teacher’s Day and today is the first day of Ramadan! Phew! Did I miss anything out?
Continue reading “When to use “me” in sentences”
Do you know the difference between “all together” and “altogether”?
In speaking, it’s not a problem because they sound the same. But when it comes to writing, you might wonder, “What’s the difference?”
I recently wondered the same thing. Here’s a paragraph that I wrote in an email for our Communicate with Confidence online course students. Can you identify which paragraph is the right one?
Continue reading “Is it “altogether” or “all together”?”
Have you heard of fanboys? I did a quick Google search and the first definition that comes up is this:
A male fan, especially one who is obsessive about comics, music, film, or science fiction.
My boys are huge fans of this cartoon called Gravity Falls. So I just had to put this in here.
Continue reading “Fanboys and a bunch of inspirational quotes”