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Common Mistake: Thank God or Thanks God

I’ve seen many English language learners write “Thanks God it’s Friday!” Sorry guys, it’s wrong. You can either say “Thank God it’s Friday!” or “Thanks to God it’s Friday!” 108 more words

Using "welcome"

Welcome to “William’s English Tips”! “Welcome” is a word that a lot of Chinese speakers make mistakes with, so I’m going to explain how to use it correctly. 337 more words

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Problematic Prepositions

“I’ll be there in a few minutes! I’m coming…by car? in a car? with a car?” How can you tell which preposition to use when there are so many options and no rules?! 879 more words

Writing Tips

Your Cyber Legacy: 3 Tips for Your Digital Assets

There’s an entire category of commonly-overlooked legacy to consider – digital assets. Don’t worry if you didn’t consider these assets when made your will or trust – it’s surprisingly common and, luckily, easy to correct. 427 more words

Estate Planning

Using "enough" correctly

What’s the difference between these two examples?

  1. John doesn’t have enough education.
  2. John’s education isn’t enough.

“Enough” can be used in two quite different ways, but unfortunately grammar books never explain the difference. 609 more words

Common Mistakes

Thanks for...

When you’ve just finished a speech or presentation, what do you say to the audience? “Thank you for your listening,” right? Wrong! It’s a very common mistake in Taiwan. 194 more words

Common Mistakes

3 Famous Pet Trust Cases and the Lessons We Can Learn from Them

Not long ago, pet trusts were thought of as little more than eccentric things that famous people did for their pets when they had too much money. 530 more words

Estate Planning