Tag: English grammar

  • How to improve your English by reading.

    How to improve your English by reading.

    There are many ways to improve your language skills, and reading one of these important ways, but reading must be interesting and funny. So you should choose novels and books suit your interests and your level in English language . Below some tips to make sure that you will gain use of reading. 1-Learn new […]

  • 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 […]

  • Types of adverbs

    Types of adverbs

    Adverbs describe verbs , adjectives, and even other adverbs. They specify when, where, how, and why something happened and to what extent or how often. Types of Adverbs Adverbs of time Adverbs of manner Adverbs of degree Adverbs of place Adverbs of frequency Here is a brief explanation of the adverbs contains the meaning of […]

  • Parts of speech

    Parts of speech

    Part of speech is one of  basic English grammar consist of nine main categories into which words are classified according to their functions in sentences, such as nouns or verbs. Parts of Speech nouns pronouns verbs adjectives adverbs prepositions conjunctions articles/determiners interjections Some words can be considered more than one part of speech, depending on context and usage. Interjections can […]

  • English Phrases to speak fluently .

    English Phrases to speak fluently .

    Below are basic phrases that people use every day. They are useful phrases that’ll also help your knowledge of English to grow. 1. I really appreciate… You can use this phrase to thank someone. For example, you might say: I really appreciate your help. – Or you can combine the two phrases :Thanks so much with I […]