Using Let

March 19th, 2012 in Words

Let is followed by an object + infinitive without to.

Let him go. (NOT Let him to go.)

I won’t let you see what I am doing. (NOT I won’t let you to see what I am doing.)

The rules of capitalization

March 18th, 2012 in English Learning

The rules of capitalization can be confusing.

All words referring to a country or its people begin with capital letters.

American history (NOT american history)

Indian philosophy (NOT indian philosophy)

How to add variety to your sentences

March 18th, 2012 in Writing

Using different sentence patterns is essential to add variety to your writing. If your prose is made up entirely of short sentences, the reader will lose interest after a while. Here are a few tips on varying and improving your sentences.

Difference between first conditional and second conditional

March 15th, 2012 in English Learning

There are mainly three sentence patterns with if. In grammars, these are often called ‘first’ conditional, ‘second’ conditional and ‘third’ conditional.

Second conditional exercise

March 14th, 2012 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using appropriate verb forms.

1. If you helped me with the housework, I …………………….. happy. (would be / will be / would have been)

And, but, or exercise (beginner level)

March 13th, 2012 in English for children

Join the following sentences with and, but or or.

1. I can ride a bicycle. My sister cannot ride a bicycle.

Combination of two or more simple sentences into a single complex sentence

March 12th, 2012 in English Learning


Make one of the simple sentences the principal clause and convert the others into subordinate noun, adjective or adverb clauses.

By using a noun clause