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Easy Way to Form Question in English

Easy Way to Form Question in English

  Forming question in English can be confusing. Don’t worry – I’m going to teach you a simple formula that works for asking questions in almost ALL the verb tenses! This formula is called QUASM: QU estion word A uxiliary verb S ubject M ain verb Look how QUASM works for forming questions in the following verb tenses: Simple …

Coordinating Conjunctions

Coordinating Conjunctions

A coordinating conjunction joins parts of a sentence (for example words or independent clauses) that are grammatically equal or similar. A coordinating conjunction shows that the elements it joins are similar in importance and structure:   There are seven coordinating conjunctions, and they are all short words of only two or three letters: and, but, …

Countable versus Uncountable Nouns

Countable versus Uncountable Nouns

Did you know that not all nouns are countable in English? Knowing the difference between countable and uncountable nouns can help you in many areas of English grammar. Countable Nouns Countable nouns are nouns that can be counted. Most nouns in English are countable. Examples: I have two dogs. Sandra has three cars. Jessie has ten dollars. Uncountable Nouns Uncountable nouns …

Common Irregular Verbs

Common Irregular Verbs

The verb forms provided in the table below are as follows: The base form, which you would find in the infinitive: to fly The third-person, singular, present tense: he flies The third-person past tense: he flew The past participle: he has flown     Base Form Present Third Person Past Third Person Past Participle arise …

The Parts of Speech

The Parts of Speech

Traditional grammar classifies words based on eight parts of speech: the verb, the noun, the pronoun, the adjective, the adverb, the preposition, the conjunction, and the interjection. Each part of speech explains not what the word is, but how the word is used. In fact, the same word can be a noun in one sentence …