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Do Not Begin a Sentence with “Because”

This had been what my English teacher told me however it is not always correct. Example A: Because I am tired. A sentence must always be complete in thought. So if the sentence is like the one above, the meaning is not complete. Example B: Because his father won in the lottery, they are able […]

When to Use “The, A, An”

1. The articles “a, an” are used with countable nouns to indicate “one”; to indicate speed, cost, accuracy; and for certain numbers. Examples: I want an apple. ( I want one apple.) The horse runs 20 miles an hour. A couple of dogs went inside the fence yesterday. 2. The article “the” is used when the word […]

Grammar Practice: The, A, An

For our first Grammar Exercise, let’s have the articles (the, an, a). Most of English learners tend to forget the use of articles. Though they are small, their use in sentences is important. Let’s see if you can perfect this test. Let us know your score; post it on the comment box. Good luck!