Often, especially when your English gets better, it’ll help you understand a text when you know which words are nouns and which are verbs. And it can also make you a better writer. Invent or invention? What I’ve seen with my students is they can guess what the meaning is of a sentence when they… Continue reading Some Tricks to See the Difference Between Verbs and Nouns
The word “project” can be a noun and it can be a verb. But did you know that they are pronounced differently? Now you do. Project (noun) has the stress on the first syllable (“pro”). Project (verb) has the stress on the second syllable (“ject”). (If you don’t know what a noun or a verb… Continue reading Pronunciation Tricks: Stress Differences in Nouns and Verbs
Do you know what a noun is? It’s a word that indicates a person, a thing, an animal, a feeling, or an idea. For instance: woman, lamp, dog, joy, honesty. To make sure you’ve found a noun, put an adjective before it, such as “beautiful” or “stupid,” and check that they will work together —… Continue reading What’s a Noun and How Do I Find Them?