Adjectives are words that modify nouns. They describe nouns by telling us the color, age, size, or some other characteristic of that noun. Unlike adjectives in some languages, in English they have a single form – they do not change according to gender, number, or location in the sentence.
Auxiliary verbs, also called helping verbs, are used with a main verb to create compound verb forms.
The grammatical terms clause and phrase are often confused by English speakers. This lesson filled with clauses and phrases will help you understand the difference.
The simple present of the verb BE can be contracted in two ways: with a subject pronoun or with the negative adverb not
The simple present and simple past of the auxiliary verb DO are frequently contracted with the negative adverb not.
This lesson explains how to make contractions with the verb HAVE and a subject pronoun or the negative adverb not.
English has one definite article: the. The English definite article is used very little in comparison to the definite articles in some languages.
Demonstrative adjectives indicate which thing or group of things you are talking about. In English, there are four forms according to the number of items and where they are located in relation to the speaker.
This lesson introduces the various forms English uses to indicate the future.
This lesson examines the similarities and differences between the two primary future constructions used in English: will and the present progressive.
The English indefinite articles are a and an. They refer to something unspecific.
A contraction is a word created by combining two words, removing one or more letters, and replacing them with an apostrophe.
Negative statements are the opposite of affirmative statements. In English, there are several ways to create negative statements.
In any language, obtaining information can be complicated. To get information from another person requires the ability to ask questions. There are two primary forms of questions in English.
Verbs are the words in a sentence that indicate an action, a state of being, or possession.