Spelling: Get it Right!

Let’s face it… every now and then you have to think about the correct form of “your” and “you’re,” or any of the other typically misspelled, or misused, words out there. What’s an easy way to remember commonly misspelled/misused words? Why none other than these spelling lessons by The Oatmeal! Enjoy. 🙂

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What are some ways you remember all of these spelling rules? 

See my post about National Grammar Day 2011 here.

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Time to Celebrate Grammar!

Happy National Grammar Day!

In honor of National Grammar Day, why not brush up on your grammar skills? As PR students, this is something we definitely need to enhance early on because writing will be a huge part of our future career. So pull out your AP Stylebook and write until you cannot write anymore!

Or just read some of the following articles about common mistakes and why writing skills in PR are vital.

AP Stylebook

5 Skills every PR professional needs

Common Grammar and Punctuation Mistakes

7 Grammar Mistakes that Make Editors Hyperventilate

Affect Versus Effect

There are definitely more blog posts and articles out there, but these can be a starting point for those of you who would like to brush up on your grammar skills today!

How are you celebrating National Grammar Day?