Category: Grammar

  • Types of sentences

    Types of sentences

    A sentence is the largest unit of any language. In English, it begins with a capital letter and ends with a full-stop, or a question mark, or an exclamation mark. The sentence is generally defined as a word or a group of words that expresses a thorough idea by giving a statement/order, or asking a question, or […]

  • Most common adjectives in English

    Most common adjectives in English

    What is an adjective? It’s a word that modifying the meaning of a noun or the pronoun . Types of adjectives : Descriptive adjectives : New, old, big, little, fast, slow… Possessive : my, his, our, your, their, her,his,hers, mine, its, theirs, ours… Quantitative : first, second, third, few, all… Interrogative: which, what, whose… Demostrative […]

  • Conjunctions

    Conjunctions

    What is a conjunction? It is a connective word that links words, phrases and clauses. Types of conjunctions : Coordinating conjunctions : (for, but, and, nor, or, yet, so) Subordinating conjunctions : (While, Where, When, Until, Unless, Though, Since, Because, Although , After, If, Even if) Correlative conjunctions : (either… Or, both… and, whether… or, […]

  • The differences between (need, must, have to)

    The differences between (need, must, have to)

    1-Need Need is used for necessity. Examples : In summer we need to drink water more often. We nneed to eat in order to survive. Don’t need to: Not to do something, because there is no need for it. Examples : I don’t need to take my passport, ID card is accepted. You You don’t […]

  • How to start think in English

    How to start think in English

    Speaking English in your head is a great way to practice English. You don’t have to worry about saying things right or being understood by others. You can make mistakes and still understand. Also thinking in English is an excellent way to build your vocabulary with words you actually use. Here are some steps to […]

  • English vowels and consonants.

    English vowels and consonants.

    Sounds in English consist of two types : vowels and consonant. What is the vowel ??? It is sound that comes out of the mouth without being stopped. How do we pronounce the vowels???  the tongue, the lips and the teeth do not get in the way of the mouth making a flowing sound. The […]

  • General rules for active and passive voice

    General rules for active and passive voice

    Active : what subject does. Passive : The focus is on the action. Examples: Active : Tony killed Ravan . Passive : Ravan was killed by Tony. Conclusion: Active = subject + object Passive = object+be+v3+by subject Examples : Active: he is following us. Passive: we are being followed by him Active : I am […]

  • Affixes: the building blocks of English

    Affixes: the building blocks of English

    what do we mean by affix???? Affix is the part of a word that occurs at the beginning of the word , or in the middle or at the end, and changes the meaning of the word. Types of affixes : 1-prefixes :is the affix that we add at the beginning of the word, and […]

  • Conditionals

    Conditionals

    conditionals or the “if clauses” : They describe the result of something that might happen or might have happened but didn’t , so they are made to use different English verb tenses. kinds of conditionals: The Zero Conditional: This conditional is used when the result will always happen.(if + present simple, … present simple) for […]

  • Reported speech

    Reported speech

    We use the reported statements when we want to tell someone what the other person said or asked. For example : Direct speech: I like coffee . Reported speech: She says (that) she likes coffee . We don’t need to change the tense, but we do need to change the ‘person’ from ‘I’ to ‘she’, […]