An indirect object is really a prepositional phrase in which the preposition to or for is not stated but understood. It tells to whom or for whom something is done. The indirect object always comes between the verb and the direct object. Example: She g…
A very long list of adverbs, not all of which end in -ly. A list of adverbs, plus definitions and examples of how to use different types of adverbs in a sentence. 1. What is an adverb? An adverb refers to any element in a sentence used to modify a verb, adjective, another adverb, or […]
Using much and many is very confusing. Many Americans are confused too! We will learn how and when to use each word correctly. Grammar Things can be counted. We call them Countable Nouns. Examples: students, books, pencils, dogs, flowers, kites, bananas, cars, apples, teachers, and etc. Things cannot be counted. We call them Uncountable Nouns. […]
Using some and any can be confusing! It is not difficult to learn how and when to use them. The rules are simple, see below. It just takes practice to use some and any correctly. Grammar Things can be counted. We call them Countable Nouns. Examples: students, books, pencils, dogs, flowers, kites, bananas, cars, apples, teachers, […]
Adverbs are words that modify (1) verbs, (2) adjectives, and (3) other adverbs. They tell how (manner), when (time), where(place), how much (degree), and why (cause). Why is a common one-word adverb that tells why. Adverbs that tell us how, when, where…
Just when you finally think you understand English grammar and all the different tenses, you discover irregular verbs.
Over 180 English verbs are called irregular verbs, and they break all the rules.
Most words in the English language …
“How now, brown cow?”
Do you notice anything interesting about that silly question?
That’s right—all the words have the same “ow” sound.
Practicing that sentence is just one of many ways to learn English vowel sounds!
An easy way to learn or remember parts of speech. You say it like a poem. Practice until you know it by heart. Three little words you often see Are ARTICLES: a, an, and the.A NOUN‘s the name of anything, As: school or garden, toy, or swing. A PRONOUN replaces any noun: he, she, it, […]
These are the verbs that are used the most in English. Each verb is a link to full conjugation and use. Most popular Verbs you should know go remember be eat have run see do can read play write think get say buy take speak come work know lie ride sing sleep study talk make […]
Read the following sentences and state whether the pronouns are emphatic or reflexive. Who painted this portrait? I did it myself. I myself went to the post office to post the letter. The captain himself led the attack. We did it ourselves. Don’t touch that wire. You will hurt yourself. I will give myself five […]