Your best guide for the verb tenses

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There are 12 main tenses in the English language, the result of the following combination of tenses and aspects: PresentPastFuturePresent perfectPast perfectFuture perfectPresent progressivePast progressiveFuture progressivePresent perfect progressivePast perfect progressiveFuture perfect progressive The Simple Verb Tenses To begin, let’s take a closer look at the simple present, past, and future verb tenses.  Present The simple present tense…… Continue reading Your best guide for the verb tenses

Kinds of noun

What is noun A noun is a part of speech that names a person, place, thing, idea, action or quality. Kinds of nouns Common noun Nonspecific people, places, things or ideas. Man, city, relegion etc……. Proper noun Specific people, places, things etc…… Albert Einstein, London etc…… Abstract noun Something that you can not perceive with…… Continue reading Kinds of noun

Figures of speech

What is the figure of speech A figure of speech is a word or phrase that is used in a non-literal way to create an effect. This effect used in the deliberate arrangement of words to achieve something poetic, or imagery as in the use of language to suggest a visual picture or make an idea more vivid. Types…… Continue reading Figures of speech

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…… Continue reading Types of sentences

TOEFL vs IELTS

What is the IELTS? IELTS is an abbreviation for International English Language Testing System. The test is available in two formats: ‘IELTS Academic’, for those planning to study at a higher education level abroad; and ‘IELTS General Training’, which focuses on social skills and workplace contexts. What is the TOEFL? TOEFL is an acronym for…… Continue reading TOEFL vs IELTS

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…… Continue reading Most common adjectives in English

12 most misunderstood words

Historical You think it means : historiac. It means : pertaining to the past, but not necessarily important to it or a part of it. Novel You think it means : any book. It means : a book that is a work of fiction. Less You think it means : fewer. It means : a…… Continue reading 12 most misunderstood words

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, neither……… Continue reading Conjunctions

How to speak English fluently

When you learn any language you need to practice speaking it beside studying it’s strucures and vocabulary, so you need daily plan to improve your fluency, so here are some important tips to speak English fluently : 1-Stop learning English as just a “textbook subject” Try to view English more as a way of life…… Continue reading How to speak English fluently

Apps for language exchange

What is the language exchange?? If you want to have an English speaker partner, and you want to teach some one your native language, so you may need to check language exchange websites like Conversation Exchange , so this way enables you to chatting, texting, or correcting mistakes with your partner. Best language exchange apps…… Continue reading Apps for language exchange