Studujeme jazyky je portál určený studentům našich kurzů anglického jazyka. Každý týden v pondělí zde najdete nové studijní materiály, které využijete buď v rámci výuky angličtiny v hodinách s lektorem, nebo při samostudiu.
Carefully read what you have written to make sure your meaning is clear. I was just drafting the first sentence of this tip and I’m glad I checked it. My first draft was, ‘Read what you have written carefully to make sure your meaning is clear.’ A bit of confusion here!
Fifa’s president Sepp Blatter announced three years ago that Qatar was to host the football World Cup. Along with the Olympics, the Football World Cup is arguably the world’s most important sporting event. The decision was thus closely followed, causing wide uproar (1).
If you don’t need a word, remove it. If it doesn’t add anything to the meaning, get rid of it. Be ruthless. Often when we write more words, we make it harder for our reader to understand what we really want to say. Our meaning gets lost. When you edit your work (you do edit before you send, don’t you?), check for these things. Your readers will thank you for it.
It is well known that Google has been working on driverless car technology. The corporation had been testing standard cars with sensors, technology and navigation equipment. A new milestone (1) in the development has been reached recently. Google has revealed that it has produced a prototype of its own car which will use this technology.