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Simple present tense review

February 3rd, 2016 in English Grammar

The simple present tense is used to:

a) talk about facts and truths

She is an architect.
He is my uncle.
I am a teacher.
You are a wonderful person.

Suggest or suggest that

November 19th, 2015 in English Grammar

The verb suggest cannot be followed by object + infinitive. That-clauses and –ing forms are common.

Underline the conjunctions

September 16th, 2015 in English Grammar

Conjunctions are words used to connect two words, phrases or clauses. Underline the conjunctions in the following sentences.

1. Give me something to drink or else I will die of thirst.

Do or have

July 10th, 2015 in English Grammar

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate form of do or have.


Comparative forms ending in -or

March 27th, 2015 in English Grammar

In English, we make comparative forms by adding –er and –est to the positive form.

Examples are given below:

Tall, taller, tallest
Short, shorter, shortest
Bright, brighter, brightest

The possessive case

March 13th, 2015 in English Grammar

The possessive case indicates possession.
Read the sentence given below.

This is John’s car.

Here the noun John’s is in the possessive case. A noun which shows ownership or possession is said to be in the possessive case.

Common mistakes with verbs

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.