January 8th, 2013 in English Teaching
Teaching the future tense in English is not all that difficult. Most students can easily recognize future forms because they know that it is constructed with will or shall. There is a problem, though. We use several different structures to talk about future. Many of them don’t even use the auxiliaries will / shall.
December 19th, 2012 in English Teaching, Writing
A verb form can be in the active voice or in the passive voice. Active verb forms are different from passive forms; however, sometimes they are confused. These mistakes are not very surprising because of the following reasons.
December 6th, 2012 in English Teaching
Test your knowledge of the degrees of comparison, with this exercise. There are 10 questions in this grammar test. Each question is followed by 2 suggested answers. Choose the most appropriate one.
November 17th, 2012 in English Teaching
Complete the following sentences using if or unless.
1. ………………………………….. you don’t help me, I will be in real trouble. (if / unless)
November 13th, 2012 in English Teaching
Change the following affirmative sentences into interrogative (question) sentences.
1. Alice has been knitting a sweater.
2. They have been living in this city for ten years.
November 3rd, 2012 in English Teaching
Conjunctions are connecting words. We use them to connect two words, two phrases or two clauses together. Conjunctions not only join clauses together but also show how their meanings are related. There are mainly two types of conjunctions – coordinating conjunctions and subordinating conjunctions. Test your knowledge of conjunctions with this grammar worksheet.
October 25th, 2012 in English Teaching
English adjectives and adverbs recognize three degrees – the positive, the comparative and the superlative. The positive is the base form of the adjective or adverb. The comparative forms are made by adding -er or more to the positive. The superlative forms are made by adding -est or most to the positive.