July 19, 2017

The interrogative form (simple present)

  PRELUDE: Sometimes you find yourself able to understand your interlocutor and you can even answer his questions, but you face some difficulty when you want […]
April 22, 2017

Prepositions of time: on – in – at

Uses: 1. “On” is used with “dates” and “days” Examples: – He was born on 14 th April, 2002. (date) – On Friday (day) 2. “In” is […]
April 1, 2017

Look forward to

Examples: I am looking forward to working with them. We are looking forward to holiday. My sister looks forward to getting promoted. Form: – look forward […]
March 31, 2017

Can’t stand

Examples: I can’t stand working under stress! He can’t stand the noise of children.   Form:              Can’t stand + to do / doing something              […]
March 30, 2017

Can’t help

Examples: – I can’t help reading novels! – They can’t help playing chess! Meaning: To not be able to stop doing something. Form:  Can’t help + […]
March 17, 2017

Had better

1. Form:                    Had better + main verb Short Form:       ‘d better + main verb Example:  […]
March 14, 2017

The Passive Voice

Form: Object + be (tense of the active verb) + past participle (active verb) + (by + subject) Purpose:  The passive voice is mainly applied in verbal and written communication […]
March 3, 2017

The emphatic “do”

In English, the word “do” can be used as an auxiliary, verb and a noun. As an auxiliary,”do” is used to: A. form a question in the […]