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Seoul is a city that blends the ancient with the modern. For example, Gyeonghoeru banquet hall, above, is part of Gyeongbokgung, the royal palace. It's right in the middle of Seoul, with skyscrapers, businesses, and busy streets all just beyond the gate. However, within its walls, hiding by this peaceful lake, you would never notice.... Continue Reading →
It’s one punctuation mark no one really seems too sure about: the semicolon. In fact, many writers sheepishly avoid using it, making this face pretty appropriate ^^; There’s no need to be hesitant about semicolons, though! They’re a useful tool to add variety to your writing, and you can put them to work for you... Continue Reading →
Gangneung and Donghae, on the Eastern coast of Korea, have some of the country's nicest beaches. With the heat of summer weighing down city life, there's only one place to go for escape...! Did you find this helpful? Check us out at http://www.Ediket.com! Ediket is an online proofreading / copy editing platform that connects qualified... Continue Reading →
Have you noticed how the plural form of some English words is the same as the singular? Then there are other words for which the plural is completely different. What is going on with these words, and why don’t they follow the same rules? Well, the difference depends on whether the word is a count... Continue Reading →
These three little words might cause more trouble for English learners than any others. The articles “a”, “an”, and “the” have specific rules of use depending on the word or phrase they modify. With a little explanation, however, you will be able to easily understand which one should be used when. Definite vs. Indefinite Articles... Continue Reading →
You’re just writing away, when suddenly you hesitate: should it be “alright” or “all right”? You probably feel like you’ve seen it both ways before, but which one is actually correct? These words are so often misspelled, many people don’t even realize that not all of them are proper English. Alot Although there is a... Continue Reading →
Nowadays, it is common to email your application documents rather than deliver them in person or by mail. This means you will be attaching files of your cover letter and resume to an email…but what should that email look like? Writing just “see attached” is an easy way to be overlooked. Keep in mind that... Continue Reading →