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

Past Simple Tense With e Example Sentences

Past Simple Hello everyone! This time we are looking at Past Simple. Past Simple is formed by adding ed to the end of verbs. It is used to talk about something that is finished in the past and to tell a story in chronological order, when each event is finished before the next begins. We …

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A Talk On Advertising by Herman Wouk Point Summary and Model Question Answer

A Talk On Advertising by Herman Wouk A Brief Introduction to the Author Herman Wouk, an American novelist, was born in New York in 1915. Of his novels, The Caine Muting and Aurora Dawn have been acclaimed the world over. Point Summary In ‘A Talk on Advertising’, Wouk suggests that the business of advertising is …

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Affixes: Prefixes and Suffixes

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 Linguistic terminology) Prefixes (a) Positive prefixes: Prefixes such as em, en, pro which tend to …

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Present Simple versus Present Continuous 1

Present Simple versus Present Continuous

We are going to start by looking at Present Simple and Present continuous:-

Modal Verbs (and other expressions) to express Ability 2

Modal Verbs (and other expressions) to express Ability

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.

Modal verbs (and other verbs) to express Obligation 3

Modal verbs (and other verbs) to express Obligation

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 Verbs in English With Examples and Solved Quiz 4

State Verbs in English With Examples and Solved Quiz

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).

Sentence| Definition, Types Structure, Elements and Parts 5

Sentence| Definition, Types Structure, Elements and Parts

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 of words: GROUP A Misha is my friend. I am late for class. The birds …

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Masculine and Feminine Gender: Rules and List 6

Masculine and Feminine Gender: Rules and List

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 male or female sex. The noun that denotes male is called Masculine Gender; as, man, …

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Countable and Uncountable Nouns 7

Countable and Uncountable Nouns

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. They are also called count nouns, e.g. boy, pen, book, cat, toy, door, garden, etc …

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Common Errors in English

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 8

Useful Transition Words and Phrases

Useful Transition Words and Phrases to Start a New Paragraph

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