2 languages teaching in turn

Like many Taiwanese schoolchildren, my earliest forays into the vast world of Chinese literature began with the recitation of the San Zi Jing (Three-Character Classic) — perhaps best described as catechisms for the budding Confucianist.
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10 grammar errors to get out of your resume

Yes, grammar is an arbitrary set of rules that lacks cohesion, and yes, these rules will probably go obsolete as language evolves. Pay attention to them, though, and you can make your job application stand out amid a sea of comma splices and misplaced modifiers.

So, here are the top 10 mistakes you might be making in your cover letter.
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On writing by hand

There is a curious satisfaction in putting pen to paper (especially when that pen is a Muji 0.38mm — try it, it’ll change your life).
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Grammar: It’s just a feeling

If you ask me whether a verb is in the subjunctive mood, it’ll take me a while at best, require that I look up “subjunctive” before I can do the this hypothetical test set before me at worst.
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How to be a rulebreaker

Sure, for a research paper it’s probably ideal to have correct punctuation and complete sentences. In contexts such as art, however, rule-breaking and lack of structure can greatly add to the overall effect of writing.
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