Category: Vocabulary

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Different expressions to wish a happy new year.

    Different expressions to wish a happy new year.

    Do you know any other ways to wish someone a Happy New Year? Have a look at these New Year Wishes: May the coming year bring success to you. May your wishes come true and may you have a joyous New Year. May you have a Prosperous New Year. Season’s greetings and best wishes for the New Year.                   […]

  • 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’, […]

  • Question forms

    Question forms

    There are two main kinds of questions: The ‘yes / no’ kind need the answer ‘yes’ or ‘no’. For example: Do you like chocolate? Is he from India? A ‘wh’ one needs more information in the answer. It uses a question word like ‘where’, ‘why’, ‘how’ etc. For example : Where do you live? Where […]

  • Stative verbs and dynamic verbs

    Stative verbs and dynamic verbs

    Stative verbs describe states that last for some time, so we call them non-continuous, and we can’t use them for continuous tenses like the present continuous, or the future continuous. Here is a list of some stative verbs : Some Stative verbs : like know belong love realise fit hate suppose contain want mean consist […]

  • Modal verbs

    Modal verbs

    The modal verbs in English grammar are can, could, may, might, must, need not, shall/will, should/ought to. The use of modal verbs : ability permission possibility obligation Prohibition Lack of necessity Advice The differences between the modal verbs and the normal verbs: 1: They don’t use an ‘s’ for the third person singular. 2: They make […]