Auxiliaries

Auxiliary verbs, as we have seen, are “helping” verbs that add structural meaning or a semantic coloring to verbs carrying the full burden of lexical meaning. All auxiliaries share the ability to be directly followed by not in negative sentences, often in contracted form (They have not gone, We shouldn’t wait), and to be reserved ...

How to Send Articles to English-Learners

How to Send Articles to English-Learners
1. Browse www.English-Learners.com 2. Click on “Register” or type “www.English-Learners.com/wp-admin” 3. Type your user name & password 4. On the left side, click on “add new” 5. Type the title of your article and then type your whole article. 6. Give a short explanation about your article (copy & paste some important parts of your ...

Making an effort (Easy or Difficult)

Making an effort (Easy or Difficult)
Making an effort Idiom: give something your all Meaning: use your all energy and effort to do something Example: I gave it my all, but only managed to came second in the race. Idiom: go all out Meaning: use a lot of energy and effort to do something Example: Jack is going all out to ...

Abbreviations 4

Abbreviations
An abbreviation (from Latin brevis, meaning “short”) is a shortened form of a word or phrase. Usually, but not always, it consists of a letter or group of letters taken from the word or phrase. For example, the word abbreviation can itself be represented by the abbreviation abbr. or abbrev Types of abbreviations: There are ...

English Proverbs & Sayings (3)

English Proverbs & Sayings (3)
What is a Proverb? A proverb (from the Latin proverbium), also called a byword or nayword, is a simple and concrete saying popularly known and repeated, which expresses a truth, based on common sense or the practical experience of humanity. They are often metaphorical. A proverb that describes a basic rule of conduct may also ...

American Slang (3) 3

American Slang (3)
Here are some new Daily Useful American Slang (Part 3) : Eats Definition: Food, particularly simple, inexpensive food. Example: 1) I’m hungry. Let’s get some eats ! Etymology: You eat food. This slang term turns a verb into a noun. Synonyms: grub Fall for Definition: To become infatuated with somebody; to develop intense feelings for ...

Learn English through Jokes! 2

Learn English through Jokes!
Learn some new words and expressions through this interesting short story! My bridegroom’s first words to me at the altar(1) when I joined him were : ” Who are you? ” It made me think that the hours I spent on myself before going to church were all worth while. ( from a letter in ...

Triple FCE Sample Tests 1

Triple FCE Sample Tests
First Certificate in English (FCE) FCE is an exam available from University of Cambridge ESOL examination. This exam is for people who can use everyday written and spoken English at an upper-intermediate level. It is an ideal exam for people who want to use English for work or study purposes. Following PDF files are the ...

First Certificate in English (FCE) 2

First Certificate in English (FCE) FCE is an exam available from University of Cambridge ESOL examination. This exam is for people who can use everyday written and spoken English at an upper-intermediate level. It is an ideal exam for people who want to use English for work or study purposes. Sections The test consists of ...

TOEFL IBT Sample #1

TOEFL IBT Sample #1
Here is the first introduce to TOEFL questions. Download