February 24th, 2015 in English Learning
Abstract nouns are words that refer to ideas that we can only feel, hear or think of. We cannot see them or touch them. Examples are: hope, agony, anguish, fear, frustration, beauty, kindness and glory.
February 23rd, 2015 in English Learning
There are four types of sentences in English.
- Declarative or assertive sentence
- Exclamatory sentence
- Imperative sentence
- Interrogative sentence
A declarative sentence makes a simple statement.
February 22nd, 2015 in English for children
To suggest that you and the person you are talking to can do something use the phrase Why don’t we…?
- Why don’t we get that car repaired?
February 21st, 2015 in English for children
To criticize people for not doing things use the structure you could have + past participle.
- You could have told me you weren’t coming.
- You could have behaved more decently.
February 20th, 2015 in English Learning
The part of the sentence which names the person or the thing we are talking about is called the subject. The part which tells something about the subject is called the predicate.
February 19th, 2015 in English for children
Use If I were you… to say what you would do under the given circumstances. After if I were you…, use would + infinitive.
- If I were you, I would accept that job.
February 18th, 2015 in English Grammar
In this article, we will take a look at some common mistakes in the use of some verbs.
Incorrect: She told to me about it.
Correct: She told me about it.