Articles, Determiners and Quantifiers

Articles, Determiners and Quantifiers
Definition Articles, determiners, and quantifiers are those little words that precede and modify nouns: (the teacher, a college, a bit of honey, an apple) Sometimes these words will tell the reader or listener whether we’re referring to a specific or general thing (the garage out back; A horse! A horse! My kingdom for a horse!); ...

Do-Did-Done (Irregular Verbs Made Easy) 5

This is not an ordinary table in alphabetical order; here, as far as the sounds and patterns of verb sets are concerned, the three forms of irregular verbs are systematically sorted/presented; thus, they have become easy to memorize. Each category of verb forms is made distinct from the other ones through use of different colors ...

Future Continuous Tense

Future Continuous Tense
Future Progressive (continuous) Tense Here, in this post we have provide you a simple but complete and easy explanation about  Future Progressive (Continuous) Tense. Tom will be sleeping when we arrive. Tom went to sleep at 10.00 tomorrow night. We will arrive at 11.00. The action of sleeping will begin before we arrive, and it ...

Ways to Learn Irregular Verbs Easier…! 3

All new verbs in English are regular. I photocopied the report. She faxed it to me. They emailed everybody about it. I googled my name and got more than 20 000 responses. There are approximately 180 irregular verbs. You don’t need to learn all of them because some of these are very rare but many ...

Plurals In English 1

Plurals Many English words form their plural by the addition of a final -s. This simple plural ending is used following most consonant sounds, even when the final letter is a silent -e. The plural ending -s is also found after vowel sounds, even when the spelling of a word with a final vowel sound ...

Key Facts about Nouns and Pronouns

Key Facts about Nouns and Pronouns
Key Facts about Nouns Nouns describe concrete things that you can see or touch: a friend, a house, a church; and abstract things that you can not see or touch: happiness, information, love, time. 1. Plurals To form the plural of most nouns add -(e)s: friend-friends, house-houses, church-churches Nouns ending in -ch, -sh, -s, -ss, ...

The Subjunctive Mood

The Subjunctive Mood The English subjunctive occurs in two forms: the present subjunctive and the past subjunctive. The present subjunctive is derived from the infinitive of a verb and is in the same form for all persons. No distinctions are made between regular and irregular verbs. For example:   to be to have to go ...

Misused Forms (Wrong Preposition) 4

Misused Forms (Wrong Preposition)
Using the Wrong Preposition Most common collocational mistakes which usually Non-native English learners commit. Mistakes are often made by using the wrong preposition after certain words. The following list includes the words which most often give trouble : Absorbed (=very much interest) in, not at. Don’t say: The man was absorbed at his work. Say: ...

Relative Clauses 1

Relative clauses Relative clauses give extra information about something or someone in the main clause. A. Defining relative clauses: Defining relative clauses contain information which is essential for our understanding of the whole sentence. Ex: The man who normally comes to clean our widows is on holiday this month. Ex: He’s got a computer program which ...

Common Interjections & Exclamations 12

Common Interjections & Exclamations
Common Interjections & Exclamations in English What’s the difference between an exclamation and an interjection? There are 9 basic parts of speech: Noun Article Adjective Verb Adverb Preposition Pronoun Conjunction Interjection An interjection are all those words that you can just say by themselves and add an exclamation point to. “Wow!” “OY!” “D’oh!” Those are ...