Category Grammar

In this section, readers can find lessons regarding grammatopics.

It is the knowledge of grammar that can teach us how to write correctly and speak correctly. Flowery expression or effective expression may not be grammatically correct. So grammar is the root and expression is the fruit. In this section you will find the posts that have been introduced to make the subject more comprehensive and grammar oriented

Lexical and Grammatical Collocations: Patterns and Examples

Lexical and Grammatical Collocations Benson, Benson, and Ilson (1986) divided English collocations into two categories: lexical collocations and grammatical collocations (with seven and eight types, respectively). Lexical collocations are solely made up of verbs, adjectives, nouns, and adverbs in various combinations, whereas grammatical collocations include words such as verbs, adjectives,…
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Glossary of Grammatical Terms

Glossary of Grammatical Terms I’ve noticed that none of the books I use bother to define the terms they are describing. I’ve added definitions to the beginning of each entry and collected them here. Noun – The part of speech that is used to name a person, place, thing, quality,…
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Adjectives and Adverbs

Adjectives and Adverbs I think the adjective ”post-modernist” really means ”mannerist.” Books about books is fun but frivolous. – Angela Carter Adjectives – A part of speech that describes a noun or pronoun. Adjectives are usually placed just before the words they qualify. Adverb– A part of speech that modifies a verb, an adjective, or…
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Making Questions in English

Making Questions in English In English, there is a simple formula for making questions: Simply invert the order of the subject and the first auxiliary verb.  It is raining. = Is it raining? He can speak English. = Can he speak English? He has lived here for a long time.…
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Past Simple Vs Past Continuous

Past Simple Vs Past Continuous Both the past simple and the past continuous refer to completed actions in the past. Most of the time when we are talking about such actions, we use the past simple. This is by far the most common way about talking about the past. I…
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