While there are a vast number of words that exist only in the singular, there are also many words in English that you can use only in the plural. Singular – there is one thing of it. Plural – there is more than one thing of it. So that means that plural words (nouns) usually… Continue reading Words that exist only in the plural
How to Use Pronouns such as Me, Him, Her, and Them Here is a new video where you can practise your pronouns. The quiz is inside the video. First I give you a few examples, and then you’re on your own. And now the bad part Should you want to practise more stuff with pronouns,… Continue reading Replacing Pronouns
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
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?
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
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