English Language Grammar

English grammar is the way in which meanings are encoded into wordings in the English language. This includes the structure of words, phrases, clauses, sentences, and whole texts.

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The definite article indicate whole class

The definite article are used before common nouns to indicate the whole class. Examples : The definite article indicate whole class

The sounds of English

When writing English we use the 26 letters of the alphabet. Spoken English has more than 26 sounds though. There are roughly 44 different sounds.


Numerals in english language can be Cardinals and Ordinals.The cardinal numerals are one, two, three, four, five, etc. The ordinal numerals

Comparison with: as + positive + as

The comparison with as + positive + as indicates two or more persons or things of equal quality. Examples of the comparison with as  We are happy as they are! Your car is good as ours! She is beautiful as […]

Comparison of Adjectives

Comparison of Adjectives | There are two ways of comparing adjectives.

The Plural of Compounds

The Plural of Compounds | Compound nouns form their plural by adding -s to the principal word. In compounds with man/woman both words are pluralise.

The Plural of Nouns

In the English language nouns are divided into countables and uncountables according to whether they can be counted or not. Countables Uncountables student bread dog butter flower happiness table love   As a rule the indefinite article a/an precedes only […]

Collective nouns

Collective nouns are used with a verb in the singular or in the plural according to the sense. Such nouns are …

Defective Verbs + Perfect Infinitive

When defective verbs are followed by have + past participle,  they indicate a past action. That action was not fulfilled or other way round.


Gender is a category of noun. A noun can have a masculine, a feminine, or a neuter gender.
In English language there is no grammatical gender, but logical division of nouns according to sex.

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Neuter Gender

In English all words for things which have no sex and abstract notions are considered as neuter. All animals, insects and birds are considered as neuter, but they are often referred to as masculine or  feminine.

Born and borne

The passive form of the verb born (be + born) is used to talk about coming into the world at birth.   – He was born to poor parents. – I was born on a Friday. – She was born […]

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Anyhow and somehow

Difference between Somehow and Anyhow. Doing something In one way or another, on way not yet known, is somehow, wh

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Already and all ready

What is the difference between Already and All ready. All ready means ‘all are ready’. Already means 'by now' or 'sooner than expected'.

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Between and from

People often make mistake when use to after between. Like in this example: The concert will be held between 9 to 11pm. - Incorrect

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