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...

Television or The Television

Which of the following is correct? Is there anything on the television tonight? Is there anything on television tonight? The second sentence without the article THE is correct. Why? When we talk about television in the sense of television programs (UK = programmes)...

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