Parts of Speech – Word Classes

What is an adverb? What is a preposition? What is a…? These are questions that students sometimes ask when a teacher is explaining a grammar point. The different parts of speech (or all of those “grammar words” as some students call them) are...

To, Too or Two

  To, Too and Two are three words that native English speakers sometimes spell incorrectly when writing. WHY? Because these three words are Homophones. A homophone is a word that is pronounced the same as another word but differs in meaning, and may differ in...

ED Pronunciation in English

In English there are many words that end in ED. There are the regular verbs in past tense that end in ED (like wanted, looked and cleaned etc.), there are regular past participles that end in ED (needed, watched, used etc.), and there are also adjectives that end in...

Word order of Adjectives before a Noun

We have created a new grammar lesson about the most common order of Adjectives before a noun. Why do I say the most common order? Because there seems to be no fixed, definitive order for adjectives when they appear before a noun. The information we have compiled on...

Colors – Colours

We have just created a chart of the main colors in English which will be useful for students just beginning to learn English. You can find more about colors here: Colors in English. (Includes a newer updated version of this chart). Also discover the difference between...

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