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Lynne Truss: the correct use of punctuation + EXTRA: academic writing

18 May 2020

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-Ana de Armas, actriz-

«A child sitting a County School exam in 1937 would be asked to punctuate the following puzzler: “Charles the First walked and talked half an hour after his head was cut off” (answer: “Charles the First walked and talked. Half an hour later, his head was cut off”)»page 13 from:

Truss, Lynne. Eats, shoots & leaves. The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation. New York: Penguin Book group, Gotham Books, 2004



academic writing: 

Library Leeds



Timeline: History of the American Journalism

18 September 2019

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“How It All Went Down
America’s First Newspaper

America’s first newspaper, Publick Occurrences, Both Foreign and Domestick, is published in Boston. The paper, able to fill only three of its four pages with text, suspends publication after one issue after drawing criticism from the colonial government.

First Printing Press of America

Isaac Doolittle of Connecticut builds the first printing press made on American soil.

Dec 15, 1791
First Amendment Ratified

The First Amendment to the United States Constitution, expressly forbidding Congress from making any law “abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press,” is ratified.

Steam-driven Printing Press

Jonas Booth invents a steam-driven printing press, soon making the mechanical process of printing newspapers much more efficient and less costly.

Sep 3, 1833
First Edition of the New York Sun

Benjamin Day issues the first edition of the New York Sun, America’s first “penny press” newspaper. The cheap paper, sold for a fraction of the cost of all earlier newspapers, soon attracts a much wider audience by catering to the interests of New York City’s ordinary citizens.” (…)

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Pronounce well

3 November 2018

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 click on the link below:

hand downwards

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Conjugación verbal del verbo errar

8 July 2018

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(James Dean, actor)








Catch up on missed schoolwork via wikihow

9 March 2018

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There are intelligent ways to do things well at school.


When you miss class, the work can start to pile up quickly. All those assignments and deadlines can be pretty overwhelming, but don’t panic. Talk to your teachers and friends about what you missed. Then, make a plan for tackling your workload, prioritizing the most pressing assignments. Take breaks, reward yourself, and stay positive to boost your productivity. Catching up on missed schoolwork isn’t easy, but with a little organization and strategy, you’ll be better equipped to handle the challenges that come your way.” (…)

Read how on the link below:


How to become an excellent English speaker

29 September 2017

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(José Mourinho)


.watch youtube videos

.listen to BBC podcasts (almost every day)

.read novels and short stories

.overuse dictionaries

.have a look at lots of newspapers (the Independent, the Daily Mail)

.get involved in social links (facebook, twitter, imgur)

.enjoy songs & lyrics

.stay in the UK for long periods of time

.be a kind of radio listener of euronews (*smartphone user)


The after exam page

22 August 2015

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After having corrected tests and exams the best thing to help students learn from their mistakes would be a handout or correction page. That paper should include the mistakes done by students and the correct version of the exercise or whatever.

See the link on THE AFTER EXAM PAGE below

[#mypublicfiles on]


Magical words: palindromes [N.B, amazing link]

19 August 2015

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2015-06-30 12.17.16

There is a certain kind of immortality in writing as Thomas Hardy used to say. Palindromes appear as magical words or messages which cannot be broken or forgotten.

I want to save this link on palindromes

#mypublicfiles via @dropbox

11 April 2015

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