HOW MUCH or HOW MANY?

What is the difference between MUCH and MANY? In English many nouns (things / objects) like pens, books, oranges, etc. are COUNTABLE . We can say 2 pens, 3 books, 5 oranges. With countable nouns we use MANY. How many pens do you have?  Many things we can count are in the plural form and end with an /S/: penS, … Read More

PREPOSITIONS OF TIME – AT / ON / IN

Online EXERCISES with in, on, at for time / Worksheet PDF WHEN TO USE AT FOR TIME Examples: I went to the doctor at 8 o’clock this morning. The shops open at 9 a.m. I go to bed at midnight. Although we use AT for an exact or precise time, some phrases do not follow the rule so we also … Read More

SO AND VERY

WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SO AND VERY? Multiple-Choice Exercise: So, Very, Too Multiple-Choice Exercise: SO vs SUCH  The difference between SO and VERY can be a tricky question .  SO and VERY are both adverbs which are used to emphasize an adjective or an adverb.   In many situations, you can use either SO or VERY with no difference in meaning. … Read More

PRESENT TENSES

Explanation of the Present Simple Tense in English Find out more about the Present Continuous and Progessive Forms in English Learn the Present Perfect

VERBS THAT STAY THE SAME IN THE PAST

Some very common verbs in English have the same Simple Past, Perfect and Past Participles!   Test your knowledge or irregular verbs in the Past Simple Tense in English! ID:13 HP5

HOW TO REMEMBER IRREGULAR SIMPLE PAST AND PAST PARTICIPLES IN ENGLISH

Students are always daunted by the seemingly endless list of irregular verbs in the past in English. While there are many irregular verbs in the past, many can be placed into phonetic groups. This makes them easier to remember and can be particularly useful when students need to study a long list of verbs in the past form to pass … Read More

DON’T USE THESE VERBS IN PROGRESSIVE FORM

ENGLISH VERBS THAT CANNOT BE USED IN THE CONTINUOUS OR PROGRESSIVE FORM Verbs of Emotion:  love, hate, prefer, mind, like, dislike, please, surprise, astonish, impress Verbs of Possession: have, own, want, belong, need, possess, own, owe, include, involve Verbs used for the Senses:  see, hear, smell, seem, sound, taste, look (=seem), appear, be Verbs of Thought: know, believe, remember, agree, … Read More

How to Use CAN

The simple word can is one of the most common and most important words in the English language. The question is can you use the word can correctly?

PRESENT SIMPLE TENSE – form and use

USE PRESENT SIMPLE FOR; Routines – I work 5 days a week.  I go to the gym on Monday and Thursday during my lunch break. Habits – I have a cup of coffee for breakfast.  I smoke.  I bite my nails Facts – Water boils at 100 degrees Celsius.  The earth goes around the sun. Scheduled Future Events (i.e. timetables) … Read More