How to be choosing the right tense and be sounding like a native English speaker
It’s often the “little things” that make a difference in whether you sound like a native English speaker or writer.
You can do everything else correctly – your words and spelling – but you get one “little thing” wrong and it makes your written or spoken words sound wrong.
For example, the other day as I was checking out a very cool vintage store, two things caught my eye.
First of all, this cool retro chair caught my attention:
And something else – a tell tale sign on the sign on that chair – a sign that the writer was from an ESL background (English as a Second language).
Can you see the tell-tale sign (a classic ESL mistake) on the sign on the cool chair?
I’m a real word nerd and I notice…
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