A helpful resource to help you choose the right words: adverse/averse and many more

Choose the Right Words

Do you sometimes get a bit confused between similar words – adverse/averse and pandemic/epidemic/endemic and discrete/discreet?

I sometimes have to check – and I’m a word nerd and I  teach this stuff!

This resource will help you. I am not associated with this resource in any way – apart from being a big fan and a follower of twitter.

YUNiversity of rghteous grammar

I recommend this  entertaining and educational resource when I am training serious business writing – even to experienced business writers.

word nerd CU

I like and recommend the resource because it:

1. Reminds us of how many confusing words there are in English that look or sound similar

2  Gives easy-to-remember memory prompts for how to choose the right word.

For example: this  common mistake

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If you want to remember how to correctly choose between Averse and aDverse – here are memory prompts I use.

Averse – without the D –  just think…

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