Some grammar rules in the English language just fuel confusion.
“I before E, except after C.”
(Oh and in ‘weird’… and ‘beige’… and ‘foreign’ and a few other words…)
We also have multiple words that sound the same but are spelt differently and have different meanings.
Whether or weather?
Your or you’re?
There, they’re or their?
Most of us covered all this in school. Remember? It was that day when staring out of the classroom window became extra interesting.
Joking aside, it’s important to get these things right. It’s the difference between good and bad communication. It can also be quite embarrassing if you make a mistake like this, when writing for your business.
The trouble is, it’s often equally embarrassing to put your hand up and say ‘I don’t really get it’.
That’s why I’ve made this video. So if you’ve never really understood these things, now’s your chance to get to grips with it.
Go on, take a look. I promise not to tell anyone you did…