The children, in my young adult historical adventure novel, sleep on straw-stuffed pallets in 1775. A young beta reader expressed confusion. She was picturing the wooded structures boxes sit on–SIGH. 77 more words
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Don't mess up in front of your PIERS! How to avoid embarrassing word mistakes in important business presentations >
The important business presentation was very going well.
The presenter had the audience’s full attention – the graphs and numbers were impressive – but then, titters of laughter and a crash in credibility – all because of word confusion – one little mistake! 732 more words
If you are presenting to or speaking with people from a different language background – I encourage you to have your presentation “checked” by someone from that language. 606 more words
I saw this word confusion mistake in the opening few lines of a magazine – to escape the HOARDS of travellers…
Spell check wouldn’t pick it up. 482 more words
If you have trouble speaking English and pronouncing English sounds – you are not alone.
I help people from lots of different backgrounds – Japan, Korea, Russia, France, Germany, India, Italy, Singapore, China, Spain, various South American countries (to name a few!) 542 more words