ESL grammar · Grammar · Pronoun

Yours and Mine – Possessive Pronouns Infographic

By Jacqueline Schaalje This infographic shows you the ins and outs of possessive pronouns (my and mine, your and yours, his and hers, etc.) and examples of each. After you’ve read it, or if you already know this subject, try the quiz (quite easy). Quiz You can do this quiz online and check your answers… Continue reading Yours and Mine – Possessive Pronouns Infographic

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English vocabulary · ESL grammar · Grammar · prepositions · Pronoun · Uncategorized

Zipf’s Law or Which English Words Should You Know?

Stefano Mortellaro  The Most Popular Words in English In 1935, the American philologist (= an expert on written language & literature) George Kingsley ZIpf formulated a clever law about the most popular words in any language. We’ll only talk about English of course, which is the only language I know really a lot about. What… Continue reading Zipf’s Law or Which English Words Should You Know?

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Grammar · Pronoun · Uncategorized · Verb

Using Pronouns in the Right Way: Give Me My Pen – Give that Pen to Me

The Right Position for Pronouns A common mistake for learners of English is to put pronouns in the wrong place in the sentence. Pronouns are words like you, I, he, she, we, they, me, your, his, him, her, us, our, etc. Let’s do a quick test to see whether you have this problem. Is this… Continue reading Using Pronouns in the Right Way: Give Me My Pen – Give that Pen to Me

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ESL grammar · Grammar · Pronoun

The Difference between That and Which

This is a technical issue. If you’re a beginning speaker of English, you don’t have to bother with it. Martinak15 “That” and “which” are both relative pronouns, which means they are used to speak about someone or something earlier in the sentence. “That” and “which” are used in sentences that are a combination of one… Continue reading The Difference between That and Which

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