I’ve recently had a hilarious chat with the helpdesk at WordPress. (My blog is made with WordPress.) Why was it hilarious? Not because I had to laugh about the helpdesk person’s English. In fact, he or she (?) has good English. That had I had to laugh had more to do with the absurdity of the… Continue reading Do You Make These Mistakes?
Watch this video to learn how to agree when a friend or someone else tells you something. You’ll learn how to say: So do I. I do, too. Neither do I. I don’t, either. And of course, the most important thing, when to say each of them. Things to do after you’ve watched the video:… Continue reading So Do I and Neither Do I – Agreeing with Someone in Conversation
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 Too + Adjective Too + adjective means too much of something. I put too much sugar in my coffee > My coffee is too sweet. The temperature outside is 35C. > It’s too hot. Adjective + enough means it’s just right. You can use this for questions: – Is the soup hot… Continue reading Too Much or Not Enough: Easy Grammar
Warning: If you are just starting to learn English, this article is not for you. I got many questions about the distinction about will and would. So let’s clear up. Will Will is used for the future. Examples: Tomorrow I will visit my parents. Or: Tomorrow I will be visiting my parents. (in future progressive)… Continue reading Will or Would?
By Miranda Carter Homonyms are common throughout the English language. They are words that sound the same but have different meanings (and, sometimes, different spellings). Their, they’re, and there are often mixed up, even by native English speakers when they’re writing fast or they aren’t thinking too much. Using the wrong form of the word… Continue reading Their, They’re, and There (and Your and You’re)
Check out the Video! After you’ve watched the video, do the quiz online, so you can check your answers immediately. Quiz Seem or Seem to Be Choose between seem or seem to be. 1 We didn’t rent the cottage. Although it __________ very cute, it was too small. 2 I met Clem once. He ___________… Continue reading Seem and Seem to Be – Video
Hello culture lovers, this is for you. Because we’ll learn a subtle, small, but important issue. Should you say: I love to go to the theatre? Or: I love to go to a theatre? By the way, Americans spell that theater (with er). The answer is: go to the theatre. Because we’re assuming that the… Continue reading I Like to Go to the Theatre or A Theatre? – Learn Correct Use of The and A in These Fixed Expressions