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...

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...

How to pronounce the S at the end of words in English

How do you pronounce the S at the end of words in English? In English there are many words that end in S. There are plural nouns (e.g. cups, days, nurses), there are verbs in third person that end in S (e.g. speaks, loves, washes etc.) and there is often an S when we...

A fly without wings

The Joke… Question: What do you call a fly without wings? Answer: A walk   Vocabulary Fly (noun) – a common black insect that is attracted to faecal matter and rubbish. Wings (noun) – A pair of limbs that birds and insects use to fly Why is it funny? It is...

The longest word in the English language

The longest word in the English language How long do you think the longest word in the English language is? Think about the word ‘beautiful’. That’s 9 letters. So maybe the longest one is 10, 11 or 12 letters long? No, it has 28 letters! Antidisestablishmentarianism...

Pin It on Pinterest