Save the apostrophe!

Forget about the polar bears! Never mind the rainforests! Protect the apostrophe, it’s in danger! I was surprised to discover that there is an ‘Apostrophe Protection Society‘ in the UK. Even though it seems an unlikely idea for a whole website, it does have some easy to understand rules about apostrophe usage and an active … Read more

Can I use ‘I’ in my essays?

I have been meeting new international students at university all week – how exciting to see you all! I was advertising our English Language Centre at a session for new students and I met a new American student who said that she couldn’t understand anything on the street in Plymouth! She said that when the … Read more