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Sentence synthesis

January 27th, 2015 in English Learning

We can combine sentences in several different ways. We can, for example, use conjunctions. There are two types of conjunctions – coordinating conjunctions and subordinating conjunctions.

Comparison of adjectives

January 26th, 2015 in English Learning

Read the following sentences.

  • John is a good singer.
  • Peter is a good singer.
  • Tom is a good singer.

Adjectives review

January 25th, 2015 in English Learning

There are different kinds of adjectives.

Adjectives of quality

Adjectives of quality describe the kind, quality or characteristic of a person, animal, place or thing.

He is a clever boy.

Special structures with have

January 22nd, 2015 in English Learning

Verb pattern: have + object + infinitive /-ing form

In this structure have means ‘experience’.  The usage is rather informal.

  • I had a strange thing happen to me last week. (= I experienced a strange thing last week.)

Adverbs of indefinite frequency

January 21st, 2015 in English Learning

Adverbs of indefinite frequency say how often something happens. Examples are: always, ever, usually, normally, often, frequently, sometimes, rarely, seldom, never and occasionally

Position of adverbs of indefinite frequency

Possessive forms worksheet

January 15th, 2015 in English Learning

Rewrite the following in the possessive form.

Phrasal verbs

January 5th, 2015 in English Learning

Here are some common phrasal verbs with their meanings.

Pull over

To pull over is to ask a motorist to stop.

Pull in

To pull somebody in is to arrest them for breaking law.