AFFIXES A letter or a group of letters added before or after the root word is an affix. Letters added before the root words are called the prefixes; letters added after the root words are called the suffixes. (‘morphemes’ in
We are going to start by looking at Present Simple and Present continuous:-
Today we are looking at ways of expressing ability.
Can is the modal verb used to talk about present ability. E.g. I can swim.
Verb to be and able to are also used to talk about present ability. E.g. I am able to swim. In the present, able to is a little more formal than can, but they have the same meaning so it doesn’t matter which one you use.
Today we are looking at the verbs used to express obligation.
Must, should and ought to are the modal verbs used to express obligation. Ought to has exactly the same meaning as should but is not commonly used. Have to, which is a full verb, is also used to talk about obligation.
State means staying the same. State verbs alsi known as stative verbs describe states (situations), rather than activities. They aren’t used in the present continuous (or any continuous form).
Definition of Sentence A sentence is an ordered string of words that is complete in itself containing a subject in agreement with a verb and conveying a complete sense. THE SENTENCE Let us take a look at the following group
Masculine and Feminine Gender: Rules and List Gender is from Latin genus meaning kind or sort. The difference of sex in nature is called the difference of gender in grammar. We know all living things are normally either of the
Countable and Uncountable Nouns In this post, I am discussing one of the classifications of nouns. This classification states whether the nouns are ‘countable’ or ‘uncountable’. Countable Nouns: Nouns which can be counted but not measured are called countable nouns.
There are some nouns which look singular but in fact, they are plural. Such nouns like policy, poultry, people, gentry, and cattle are always used in the plural.
Useful Transition Words and Phrases to Start a New Paragraph
Latest English Idioms in Use In recent times there has been a noticeable change in the frame of mind of the linguists towards this aspect of English. The theoretical linguist has approached the nature of the idiom through lexical collocation
Idioms are the peculiar expressions unique to the language. These are the patterns woven into the texture of a language. The idioms do not have literal meaning but their meaning is figurative