Articles

Articles
Definition: An article is not a word that combines with a noun to indicate the type of reference being made by the noun. Articles specify the grammatical definiteness of the noun, in some languages extending to volume or numerical scope. The articles in the English language are the, a, and an. In this post, we’re going to discuss this question; “where should we use articles ...

Linking Verbs

Linking verbs link or connect the subject of a sentence with an adjective, noun, or pronoun that follows the linking verb. This occurs most frequently with the verb to be: I am lonely. We are teenagers. You are correct. You are the winner. He is a soccer player. They are careful. She is a Baptist. ...

Verb + Preposition Combinations (Part 1) 2

The materials on this page have been prepared by Kenneth Beare (About.com Guide), put together and moved to English-learners.com by Ehsan Shams.   Verbs + About The following verbs are commonly used with ‘about’. Each verb + about combination includes an example sentence to provide context. be about something:  That book is about his experiences in Africa. argue ...

How & Where to Use Comparatives & Superlatives?

How & Where to Use Comparatives & Superlatives?
It is a grammatical text which explains how should we use comparatives & superlatives. Also it explain where  we can use them in different situations. 1. To talk about people or things that are different in some way we use : A. Comparatives forms of adjectives/adverbs + than. Ex: I think listing is more difficult ...

Animal Cries 2

Animal Cries
Have you ever thought how animals sound or its better to say “Do you know the verb that we use to refer the animals voice?” In this post we have collected the most common verbs which refer to animals voice. Hope to enjoy! horses neigh, donkeys bray, bulls snort, hogs grunt, goats bleat, lions roar, ...

Comparative & Superlative Adjectives 2

Comparative & Superlative Adjectives
1. Regular one-syllable adjectives : A. add –er and –est to the adjective : Adjectives: cheap Comparative: cheaper Superlative: the cheapest Other examples: clean, dark, light, short, tall, slow B. add –r and –st to adjectives ending in –e : late later latest Other examples: large, loose, safe, strange, wise C. double the consonant of ...

The Word “Responsibility”

The Word
This articles is contained of some words and idioms related to the word “Responsibility”. In addition to some verbs and adjectives that come with this word in different situations with different meanings. Respond (v): to react to something by taking particular course of action. Example: The government should listen to industry and respond to its ...

Nouns

Nouns The noun is one of the most important parts of speech. Its arrangement with the verb helps to form the sentence core, which is essential to every complete sentence. In addition, it may function as the chief or “head” word in many structures of modification. The noun head, with its own pre- and post-modifiers, ...

Prefixes (Part 1) 1

Prefixes (Part 1)
Prefix is a word that comes at the beginning of nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs and gives different meanings to these words. There are lots of prefixes, such as prefixes that make an adjective negative or positive and so on. I’m going to introduce you some of these prefixes in this article. OVER Using the ...

Active and Passive (Chart)

ACTIVE AND PASSIVE (CHART) Here, we have provided you the most complete chart which contains all the English tenses with their passive forms and the structure of tenses with examples and the usage of them. SIMPLE PRESENT and SIMPLE PAST The active object becomes the passive subject. am/is/are +  past participle was/were + past participle ...