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Emphatic Imperative

Emphatic imperatives are mostly used for polite requests.

Exclamatory Sentences

Exclamatory sentences are used to express strong feelings (anger, surprise, pain, pleasure…).

Feminine Noun formation

We can form a feminine version from a masculine noun when the person we're talking about is a woman.

First Conditional

A conditional sentence is usually composed of two parts: the if-clause (or conditional clause) that expresses the condition, and...

For and Since with Present Perfect

We use the prepositions for and since to locate an event in a time frame and add information about...

Future Continuous

The future continuous tense is used to talk about actions that will be in progress in the future.

Future Continuous for Prediction

We use the future continuous tense for different purposes. One of them is for making predictions and guessing about...

Future in the Past

The future in the past is the tense used when we are talking about the past and we want...

Future Perfect

The future perfect tense is used to talk about a completed action in the future.

Future Perfect Continuous

We use future perfect continuous tense to talk about a continuous action that will be completed at some point...

Future Simple Affirmative

The future is the tense used to express future events. We use the future simple structure to introduce predictions,...

Future Simple Interrogative

The future is the tense used to express future events. We use the future simple structure to introduce predictions,...

Future Simple Negative

The future is the tense used to express future events. We use the future simple structure to introduce predictions,...

Future with Will or Be going to

We use the future simple to express spontaneous decisions, opinions and hopes.Be going to is used to express intentions...

Generic Pronoun You

The generic subject pronoun you does not refer to any person in particular, but to all people in general.

Gerund

The gerund is a verb that functions as a noun referring to an action, a process or a state.

Gerunds as Complements

The gerund is a verb that functions as a noun referring to an action, a process or a state.We...

Gerunds as Object

The gerund is a verb that functions as a noun referring to an action, a process or a state.We...

Gerunds as Subjects

The gerund is a verb that functions as a noun referring to an action, a process or a state.We...

Gerunds vs Present Participles

The gerund is a verb that functions as a noun referring to an action, a process or a state.The...

Greetings

Being able to greet.

Have and Have got Affirmative

Have/have got is a verb used to express states like possession, relationship, illnesses and the characteristics of people and...

Have and Have got Interrogative

Have/have got is a verb used to express states like possessions, relationships, illnesses and characteristics of people and things.When...

Have and Have got Negative

Have/have got is a verb used to express states like possession, relationship, illnesses and the characteristics of people and...

Have to: Modals of Obligation

Have to is a type of auxiliary modal verb used to express certainty, necessity or strong obligation which comes...

Have: Auxiliary verb

Have as an auxiliary verb is used to form the present and past perfect tense in all of their...

How Many and How Much

How many is used to ask questions about the quantity of a countable noun.How much is used to ask...

Imperative in Passive Voice

Imperative clauses are used when people tell someone else to do something (an advice, a suggestion, a request, a...

Imperative Mood

The imperative is a structure used to give an order or command.

Inanimate Possessive Case in Time Phrases

The possessive case is used to talk about things that belong to a person, an animal or a thing.We...

Indefinite Articles

Articles are words that define nouns.We use indefinite articles to express non-specific things or general categories.

Indefinite Pronouns

Pronouns are words used to avoid the repetition of a noun.An indefinite pronoun does not refer to any specific...

Indefinite Pronouns: Something and Nothing

Indefinite pronouns do not refer to any specific person, thing or amount.Something refers to objects with unspecified quantity while...

Independent and Dependent Clauses

An independent clause is a group of words with a complete meaning, while a dependent clause is a group...

Indirect Closed Questions

We usually put indirect closed questions in the yes/no form.

Indirect Orders

We use indirect orders to avoid direct orders and when we want to make a request in a more...

Indirect Questions

Indirect questions are used in formal situations where we may need to ask something from someone we don’t know...

Infinitive

The infinitive is the basic form of a verb, and we use it to form other verbal tenses.

Intensifiers and Mitigators

Intensifiers and mitigators are two kinds of adverbs of degree. We use intensifiers to emphasise words or expressions, and...

Invariant Plural Nouns

A few/a little and few/little are quantifiers which mean some/enough or not enough.

Irregular Comparatives and Superlatives

There are some adjectives and adverbs with irregular comparative and superlative.bad (adj.); badly (adv.); worse; the worst

Irregular Plural Nouns

The plural form is used to indicate that there is more than one person, animal, place or thing. Some...

Irregular Plural Nouns: Borrowings

Borrowings or loanwords are some words whose origins come from other languages (source languages). So, some nouns don’t follow...

Las horas

Unidad B: Las horas