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Will stay or will be staying?

July 23rd, 2013 in English Grammar

There are situations where both simple and continuous forms can be used to express the same idea. For example, both sentences given below express the same idea.

Using will

July 17th, 2013 in English Grammar

We use will to construct future tense forms.

  • She will come.
  • I will go.
  • Will you help me?
  • No, I won’t believe this.

Phrases using about

July 8th, 2013 in English Grammar

Here is a list of phrases using the word about. Each expression is followed by its meaning. Example sentences are also given.

Be about something

Using so that

July 3rd, 2013 in English Grammar

We can combine two sentences into one using the conjunction so that. Note that so that is used to join two clauses that show a cause and effect relationship.

Concrete and abstract nouns

June 29th, 2013 in English Grammar

Nouns can be classified into two groups: concrete nouns and abstract nouns.

Concrete nouns are the names of objects that we can see, touch or see. Examples are: flower, bird, book, sand, star, butterfly, cloud etc.

Adverb clauses of purpose

June 27th, 2013 in English Grammar

A clause which tells us about the purpose of the verb in the main clause is known as an adverb clause of purpose.

Conjunctions exercise

June 26th, 2013 in English Grammar

Conjunctions are words used to join two clauses. Combine the following sentences using a conjunction

1. He is not intelligent. He is not brave.

2. You work hard. You cannot pass the examination.