This Monday was National Grammar Day! (Who knew there was a day for that?) If you missed it, don’t fret—we’ve gathered some of the best articles from around the web about why grammar is important and how to make yours better.
Whether you’re the one always correcting your friends’ grammar or the one who always needs correcting, we’ve got something for you.
- Read one reason why using proper grammar is so important to your career. (HBR)
- Make sure you’re not making one of these 10 major grammar mistakes in your writing. (Copyblogger)
- Word choice is a big factor in your writing—make sure you’re using these words correctly. (LitReactor)
- Avoid making these common comma mistakes. (The New York Times)
- Once you know the rules, you have to know how to effectively proofread your writing. (Career Girl Network)
- Need some help improving your grammar? Check out this guide for some ways to learn. (Good)
- Or, try one of these apps to achieve grammar greatness. (GeekSugar)
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