Posts Tagged ‘grammar articles’

Interrogative Pronouns

The words Who, Whom, What, Which, Whose areInterrogative Pronouns. These pronouns are used to ask question. Examples: Who is he talking? Who are those people? Whom are you playing with? Whom is he talking to? Which of these bags is yours? Which do you like? Whose is this umbrella? Whose are these gloves? What is your dog’s […]

Use of “So” and “Such”

“So” and “Such” are often used in a sentence before an adjective or an adverb. They are used to strengthen the meaning of the adjective/adverb. To avoid confusion on the use of “so” and “such”, follow these two rules: 1. “so” is used before an adjective/adverb alone. word order: so + adjective/adverb Examples: He is so cute. (so […]

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!