Archive for the ‘English Grammar’ Category

Relative pronouns: some tips

June 18th, 2013 in English Grammar

Relative pronouns are important words. They not only connect two clauses but also serve as the subject or object of the verb in the clause introduced by them.

Future tenses overview

June 2nd, 2013 in English Grammar

The time adverbs used in a sentence determine the tense. In this lesson we will take a look at the time adverbs used with future tenses.

Simple future tense

Verbs exercise

May 22nd, 2013 in English Grammar

English verbs have very few forms. And because these forms are not enough to express all meanings, we use auxiliary verbs with other verbs.

You and I or you and me?

May 18th, 2013 in English Grammar

Some people use I in expressions like you and I and my mother and I. Note that this is correct only when this phrase is used as the subject of a verb.

Using towards

May 13th, 2013 in English Grammar

Towards is a preposition. It is used to indicate the direction in which someone / something is going, facing or looking.

  • She walked towards me.

Common mistakes in the use of verbs

May 8th, 2013 in English Grammar

The tense of the sentence is indicated by the form of the verb. Unfortunately verbs cause confusion all the time. In this lesson, we will take a look at some of the common mistakes in the use of verbs.

Semicolon misuse

May 7th, 2013 in English Grammar

Semicolons are not nearly as common as full stops or commas. They are mainly used in cases where two clauses are grammatically independent but the meaning is closely related.