Relative Clauses Content How to form relative clauses Level: lower intermediate Relative pronouns Level: lower intermediate Elision Elision Elision is very simply the omission of certain sounds in certain contexts. The most important occurrences of this phenomenon regard: Relative Pronoun Gap Fill Read this letter from Ben to his friend Sheila. For each space, put a relative pronoun: whose - where - when - who - which - that Where it is possible to leave the empty space without a relative pronoun, write 0 (zero) in the box. Where both which and that can be used, use that. Participle Clauses 1 Reduced Relative Clauses (Download this page in PDF here.) (Click here for information about participle adjectives.) We can use participle clauses after a noun in the same way as relative clauses. This gives more information about the noun.
The History of English (BBC animation) - LinkEngPark Anglo-Saxon The English language begins with the phrase ‘Up Yours Caesar!’ as the Romans leave Britain and a lot of Germanic tribes start flooding in, tribes such as the Angles and the Saxons – who together gave us the term Anglo-Saxon, and the Jutes – who didn’t. The Romans left some very straight roads behind, but not much of their Latin language.
Modal Verbs Learning modal verbs can be difficult for some learners of the English language. Of course, it helps to know what they are, and how they are used, but it's just as important to know the phrase combinations you'll find them in at the advanced level of the English language. As an introduction to modal verbs, please look through the following information. It will help you to get the most out of the modal verb pages on this site. First off, there are a few things worthy to note concerning these types of verbs. Typically, the following apply to all modals. Active / Passive Verb Forms Sentences can be active or passive. Therefore, tenses also have "active forms" and "passive forms." You must learn to recognize the difference to successfully speak English. Active Form
Grammar Instruction with Attitude Grammar Instruction with Attitude Home • Terms • Exercises • MOOC • Handouts • Presentations • Videos • Rules • About • Shop • Feedback ©1997 - 2017 by Robin L. SimmonsAll Rights Reserved. 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. Use of English: Tenses Kangaroo injures Australian politician May 18, 2013 A kangaroo (1)(injure) Australian politician Shane Rattenbury in the Australian capital, Canberra, on Thursday. Mr. Rattenbury (2)(take) a morning jog in the Canberra suburb of Ainslie when the kangaroo (3)(surprise) him, and in the ensuing confrontation Mr. Rattenbury (4)(scratch) several times on the leg.By Mr Rattenbury's account, the kangaroo (5)(be) an eastern grey kangaroo, which is a common species in Australia.
English page verbes irréguliers Englishpage.com's Irregular Verb Dictionary for English learners contains over 370 irregular verbs used in modern English. To view our Extended Irregular Verb Dictionary, which contains over 470 verbs including rare and antiquated forms, Click Here. Alternate forms are separated by /. The first form listed is the most commonly used. [More info]Forms which are primarily used in British English are in italics. [More info]To view a definition of the verb, click on the infinitive form.To learn more about confusing forms, click on the information link [?].