Grammar

Italicized Words: What Do They Mean?

What are Italics? In the art of written text, italic is a type of font based on a stylized...

Oct 19 · 3 min read >
italicized words

Progressive Tense: Correct Usage

The progressive tense defines the ongoing action by adding -ing to the verb (participle) and using “verb to be”...

Oct 19 · 3 min read >
progressive tense

English Phrasal Verbs: Let’s Learn Them

English Phrasal verbs are very common in English grammar and are fairly easy to understand with a few examples....

Oct 18 · 6 min read >
phrasal verbs

50 Most Common Phrasal Verbs – Part 2

Let’s check out (examine) the second part of the most common phrasal verbs in English! 1. Back up =...

Oct 18 · 1 min read >
Phrasal Verbs English Teacher

50 Most Common Phrasal Verbs – Part 1

Phrasal verbs are part of the language that is natural, informal, and interesting (we can’t always guess their meaning!)...

Oct 18 · 1 min read >
Phrasal Verbs English Class

How to Start an Argumentative Essay

If you are a post-graduate, a tertiary, or maybe a high school student, there’s a big chance you’ll be...

Oct 18 · 11 min read >
argumentative essay

What is a Predicate?

The English language can be very confusing sometimes, and predicates are no exception. In fact, many native English speakers...

Oct 17 · 4 min read >
predicate

En Dash vs Em Dash: What’s the Difference?

What is a dash symbol? A dash is a small horizontal line or mark of separation that is used...

Oct 16 · 3 min read >
en dash

To Be Verbs: Know Some Uses

Verbs play a very special role in the English language. Every sentence must have a verb. However, there are...

Oct 16 · 3 min read >
to be verbs

Single Quotation Marks: Here Are Some Easy Rules

Quotation marks are widely used in English for directly quoting a sentence spoke or written by someone. Quotation marks...

Oct 15 · 4 min read >
single quotation marks