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Use of the Indefinite Article

October 26th, 2009 in English Grammar, English Learning

The indefinite article (a/an) is used before a noun in the following cases:
a) To convey the numerical sense of one

I have a pen.
There is a cat on the roof.
A hundred kilos make a quintal.

Sentences, Clauses and Phrases – Part II

October 25th, 2009 in English Grammar, English Learning

Kinds of Sentences

Simple Sentence
A simple sentence consists of a single main clause.

She wrote a letter.
They visited us yesterday.
It is snowing.
We have been waiting for hours.
Good books build character.
Birds of a feather flock together.

Sentences, Clauses and Phrases – Part I

October 25th, 2009 in English Grammar, English Learning

A sentence is the largest grammatical unit in any language. In English, a sentence always contains a subject and a predicate.

Kinds of Sentences

October 23rd, 2009 in English Grammar, English Learning

A sentence is a group of words arranged in a specific order which makes complete sense.

There are different kinds of sentences and they are