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English forum to ask questions English forum to ask questions Use the interactive comment form below in this English forum to ask us your English questions about English grammar, vocabulary, punctuation, IELTS, TOEFL, GRE, essay writing, our online English classes, and the like. Our professional English teachers and team will respond to your questions immediately. You can leave both text and … Read more

Present and Past Participles in English Grammar

Present and Past Participles in English Grammar Present and Past Participles in English Grammar Present participles Both present and past participles are also called verbal adjectives because, on the one hand, they are used to describe a noun; and on the other hand, they look like a verb. Present participles are in fact adjectives that … Read more

Compound-complex Sentences in English

Compound-complex sentences in English Compound-complex sentences in English Simple sentence A simple sentence includes one independent or main clause. Furthermore, the meaning of a simple sentence is complete by itself. These days, computers are used for a variety of purposes. Compound sentence A compound sentence consists of two independent or main clauses connected to each … Read more

Indirect Speech | English Grammar for IELTS

Indirect Speech Indirect speech, unlike direct speech in English, is used to report what somebody has said or thought in a particular situation. Pay attention to the following examples: Direct speech: She said, “I’m deeply upset about the way my father treated me.” Indirect speech: She said that she was deeply upset about the way … Read more

Adverb Clause in English

Adverb Clause in English Adverb Clause in English The Outline of This Lesson on Adverb Clause in English What is an adverb clause? An adverb clause is a dependent clause or subordinate clause in English, which is the opposite of an independent clause. In a compound sentence, both the independent clause and adverb clause are … Read more

Conjugating Irregular Verbs in English

Conjugating Irregular Verbs in English Conjugating Irregular Verbs in English The Outline of This Lesson on Common Grammar Mistakes Simple Form Simple Past Form Past Participle Form -ing Form awake awoke awoken awaking be was / were been being blow blew blown blowing build built built building buy bought bought buying catch caught caught catching … Read more

Common Grammar Mistakes in English

Common Grammar Mistakes in English Common Grammar Mistakes in English The Outline of This Lesson on Common Grammar Mistakes Today morning, I woke up late. :arrow: This morning, I woke up late.  “This morning” makes a common collocation in English, while “today morning” is not a collocation at all. What’s the different? :arrow: What’s the … Read more