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English Grammar

Teens! Using these Words on a daily basis will make you sound Super Smart

It is the [secret] desire of every literate person to sound intelligent when they speak or write. And one of the easiest ways to achieve that is the ability to correctly join big English words together in a string of sentences. Now here is the good thing- you do not necessarily have to use big [...]

Grammar Clinic: The REAL difference between A, AN and THE

'A' is used when referring to someone or something for the first time in a text or conversation. 'An' is the form of the indefinite article used before words beginning with a vowel sound. 'The' is used to refer to one or more people or things already mentioned or assumed to be common knowledge. 1 [...]

By |2019-11-13T05:24:06+01:00October 28th, 2016|Categories: Grammar Clinic|Tags: , , , , , , , , |4 Comments

ENGLISH GRAMMAR: 20 Rules of Subject Verb Agreement

While grammar is not as static a science as is typically assumed, there are 20 rules of subject verb agreement that attempt to objectify part of the English language form. Most of the concepts of subject verb agreement are straightforward, yet some aspects of singular and plural usage in English grammar are more complicated. Consider [...]

Grammar Clinic: The REAL Difference between ACCESS and ASSESS

ACCESS Versus ASSESS As verbs the difference between access and assess is that access is to gain or obtain access to while assess is to determine, estimate or judge the value of; to evaluate. As a noun access is (uncountable) a way or means of approaching or entering; an entrance; a passage. Access Noun (uncountable) [...]

Grammar Clinic: Active and Passive Verbs

Active and Passive Verbs Verbs have two voices: an active voice and a passive voice. Voice as the form of a verb shows whether the subject of the verb does the action (the active voice) or whether the action is done to it (the passive voice). Active Verb  In order to write sentences with active [...]

Grammar Clinic: The REAL difference between REMEMBER and REMIND

Remember and remind have similar meanings but there is a very important difference in how they are used. Remember Remember is when you think of a memory (a past experience): I remember the first time I came to this school. Do you remember what happened when Oyin forgot to buy a present for his best friend [...]

Classwork Series and Exercise {English – SS2}: Determiners and Oracy Skills

A. Diphthongs A Diphthong is a type of vowel that begins as one sound, then changes into another. (Note that di - is a prefix meaning 'two'.) E.g. in the word 'waist', the sound /e/ is followed by the sound /i/ to produce /ei/sound. Sound Example /ei/ Brain, lame /ai/ Eye, thigh /ͻi/ Voice, coin [...]

Grammar Clinic: The REAL difference between ALTOGETHER and ALL TOGETHER

The terms all together and altogether can be confusing in English. When we’re speaking, you can’t tell the difference between these words. But what happens when you write them down? You need to know the differences between these two words, so keep reading to learn more! All together means everyone or everything together. It’s time [...]

By |2015-09-22T11:05:19+01:00September 22nd, 2015|Categories: Grammar Clinic|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Grammar Clinic: The REAL difference between ACCIDENT and INCIDENT

Accident and incident are two different words that are often confused and used interchangeably, however, these words are different from each other and have different implications. Incident refers to an event or occurrence. An incident may apply to a minor happening: Errors are inescapable incidents in the course of scientific research. She reported the incident [...]

Grammar Clinic: The REAL difference between LOSE and LOOSE

There is often confusion over the words loose and lose. Lose refers to a loss. It means to fail to keep (either physically or in an abstract sense), to misplace or fail to make money in a business. I can lose my keys, or lose a game of tennis, or lose my mind; or lose [...]

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