In spite of every effort to simplify it and reform it, English remains one of the most complicated languages. It's a confusing beast, full of inconsistent usage, evolving rules, contradictory authorities, and newly borrowed or invented terms.
No matter what your field is, a good grasp of English grammar is important in order to be taken seriously in your writing and your endeavors, and the following infographic can help. It details many of the common mistakes made every day, and how to avoid them.
P.S. And to fill up your holiday break, here are several videos and an infographic on the history and crazier aspects of English.
- Proof that English is Crazy (video)
- Video: Four Fantastic Features We Don't Have In The English Language
- The History of English in Ten Minutes (video)
- Infographic: Interesting Facts about the English Language