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Exercise

. Ann: I told her to go upstairs and wait there. Bob: She ……………………………….. - she’s still here. a) wasn’t able understand b) mustn’t understood c) can’t have understood...

A Question About “Social-Media” Grammar

I call it a phenomenon of the social media age where we begin sentences with a verb, and drop the pronoun. Some examples: ”Excited to be part of this group of...” ”Participated...

Standalone Lessons

Hello. What are standalone lessons ? (in primary schools) Thank you. ...

Word Choice: Gleefully Or Mirthfully

I have made up the two versions of the same example below, using a different adverb each. (1) We had a fantastic dinner at ABC Restaurant. The food was absolutely delicious....

When/Where To Use Thee In A Sentance?

When I was a learning grammar, I was thought that thou = you; subject, and thee = you; object. Sometimes, I have difficulty understanding the difference between the two. Is...

Confusing Sentence

Hi Everyone, I'm wondering what people think about this sentence: The man the professor the student has studies Rome. For me, it is completely non-sensical. Thanks, CC ...

The Meaning Of The Phrase

I've come across this description of the Dostoyevsky's novel while surfing the net. Could you please explain the meaning of "find something doing smth" phrase? Thanks in advance...

Please Explain This Sentence. It Is So...

we have monitored his movement we have his movement monitored What tense is it and what is the difference between them Please explain ...

How Long Will It Take You To Get Home...

Someone's at the hospital and I want to know how long it'll take them to get back home. Does the following sound natural: "How long will it take you to get(back) home from the...

Move Over.

I've heard people saying 'move over.' Are the following correct? 1) Could you please move over to that seat.- To tell someone to move to another seat. 2) Could you please move...

Past Perfect

Hi Everyone, I'm writing some examples for a resource sheet I'm creating for my class on the past perfect. I have to say that it's quite a challenge to come up with sentences...

A Sentence Using 'Wanting'.

Hi Everyone, I know that ' want ' is a non-continuous verb. We can't say, "I am wanting a new dress." However, I'm just checking to see if we can use 'wanting' in any type...

The Sentence "Night Is Such A Damsel"...

Let's say If I am at a Night Club or a Bar or a Pub and having a good time. If I wanna metaphorically say This Night is so beautiful as beautiful as a beautiful girl. So to say...

What Are Some Grammar Rules That Even...

Can you list them here so I can use it as a reference later on?

Difference Between US And USA?

What is the difference between the US and the USA? Some people say they are the same. But why do people often say "US citizens" instead of "USA citizens"? or they often say ...

Conjunction FOR

Hi Everyone, I have just found this on the net. I'm gobsmacked. Can anyone explain this? (Note that the conjunction for is not commonly used in either spoken or written Modern...

Quirky Words For Misc

Hi there, I am trying to think of some quirky words for "misc". I have a list of categories and have one for things that don't fit into the other categories, so would like to...

Should I Major In English Linguistics...

Hello all. I will enroll in degree this September, and I am uncertain whether I should choose literature or linguistics as my major. I believe I am not that creative in writing...

Would You Mind..

Hi all, I was wondering if the sentence (a question) Would you mind not smoking in here? could be formed into a regular sentence. Positive and negative form ...

What Define Advanced English Learners...

I would like to know what characteristics of advanced learners are. Also, what level of learner I am. I don't know my English level. I guess it's probably "beginner".

Native English Tutor Online| Best Way...

Easy way to learn English For beginners English Speaking Basics is for English speaking beginners who need help to understand the basics of speaking English. We will use very...

Sentence

Why no contact last on month? Are you busy with your work? What about your plan to move next job? Thanks ...

Is Learning Intermediate/Advanced English...

What is the best way to learn it? Instead of memorising grammatical structures.

Is This Correct? Please Help!

What can I ask to my niece related to her birthday?e.g she has already celebrated her birthday in advance. She is 13yrs old.

Is This Right ?

Can i say this: 2 more months, try to finish the game we have started ...
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