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English Grammar Pill: How to use the future tenses correctly Many of you will know that I am a huge fan of mind maps and infographics. I think they are a colourful and imaginative way of showing language points whether they are grammar or lexis. I haven’t had the time to create my own mind maps, however I have made good use of the excellent resources available from my creative fellow teachers to help me with my posts. List of Interactive Quizzes The quizzes with a magenta marble are also listed within the section or digital handout to which they apply. The twenty-one quizzes with a green marble and designated "Practice" have been adapted from the instructor's manual and other ancillary materials accompanying Sentence Sense: A Writer's Guide.
Verb Tense Tutorial Verb tenses are tools that English speakers use to express time in their language. You may find that many English tenses do not have direct translations in your language. That is not a problem. By studying this verb tense tutorial, you will learn to think like a native English speaker. If you prefer to use the verb tense pages as a reference only and do not want to complete the tutorial, Click Here. The tutorial should be completed as follows:
Make or Do Quiz The choice between 'make' or 'do' is difficult in English. There are many set phrases in English with 'make' or 'do' such as 'make money', or 'do the laundry'. The main difference between the two verbs is that 'make' is used with physical objects such as 'make a cup of tea' and 'do' is used with activities, tasks, chores, etc. However, there are many exceptions to the rule. Take the quiz to test your knowledge of some of the most important combinations.
Must and Should for beginners I have recently written a post on Modal verbs. This post was aimed at intermediate students and it demonstrated the usage and meaning of all the modal verbs in present and past tenses. This post deals only with the basic usage of the modal verbs SHOULD and MUST. You can find here a graphical presentation of the usage of the verbs SHOULD and MUST and several completely new games to practise the usage of these verbs. SHOULD and MUST – mind map Phrasal Verb Dictionary To look up a phrasal verb, click a letter in the menu. The formats below are used in phrasal verb definitions.separable verbs: (talk * into)inseparable verbs: (run into +)object can be in both positions: (look * up +) 1. A phrasal verb is a verb plus a preposition or adverb which creates a meaning different from the original verb.
The Prepositional Phrase Printer Fabulous! Recognize a prepositional phrase when you see one. At the minimum, a prepositional phrase will begin with a preposition and end with a noun, pronoun, gerund, or clause, the "object" of the preposition. Wishes Grammar-Quizzes › Connectors › Adjunct Prepositions › Conditionals › Wishes Wishes Expressing wishes and regrets Present Wishes – Real vs. Unreal preterit – the past tense verb form
Vocabulary: teaching make and do By Jonathan Marks Advice and teaching suggestions of how to overcome the confusion between 'make' and 'do.' I live and work in the Dominican Republic, where Spanish is the native language. With almost all of my English students, I encounter a confusion between the use of "to make" and "to do", most probably because in Spanish one verb - hacer- covers both actions. Learn English Grammar Step by Step:Learn English Grammar Grammar is the set of rules that govern the usage of English language. A strong grasp of English grammar is therefore of the greatest importance. Most non-native English speakers make grammatical mistakes while speaking in English. Improving grammar takes time and effort but it is well worth it.