Grammar

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Active and Passive Adjectives

Adjectives can be used with active or passive voice.

B1 - Unit 7.2

Active Voice

The active form expresses the idea of something or someone performing an action. This person or thing performing the action...

B1 - Unit 5.1

Adjective and Noun Collocations

Adjectives and nouns can have a particular collocation to convey a specific meaning.

B1 - Unit 5.2

Adjectives + To Infinitives

Some adjectives can be followed by the to-infinitive form of verbs to express feelings or reactions.

B1 - Unit 1.2

Adjectives used only in Attributive Position

Some adjectives are only used in the attributive position.

B1 - Unit 1.2

Adjectives used only in Predicative Position

Some adjectives are only used in the predicative position.

B2 - Unit 7.1

Adverbial Subordinate Clauses

Adverb or Adverbial subordinate clauses are a combination of words that act like an adverb.

B1 - Unit 9.1

Adverbial Subordinate Clauses

Adverbial subordinate clauses are word combinations that act like an adverb. They are dependent clauses.

A2 - Unit 9.1

Adverbs Formation

Adverbs are expressions that function as modifiers of other elements in the clause. They can provide a wide range...

B2 - Unit 2.1

Adverbs of Attitude

Adverbs of attitude express the speaker’s attitude towards an action. They are generally used to refer to whole sentences...

A1 - Unit 8.1

Adverbs of Degree

Adverbs of degree are used to provide information about the intensity of an action or adjective.The main adverbs of...

A2 - Unit 9.1

Adverbs of Degree

Adverbs of degree or intensifiers are used to provide information about the intensity of an action or adjective.

B1 - Unit 2.2

Adverbs of Degree: Intensifiers

Adverbs of degree or intensifiers provide information about the intensity of an action or adjective.

A1 - Unit 8.1

Adverbs of Frequency

Adverbs of frequency are used to give information about the frequency of an event.The main adverbs of frequency are:...

A2 - Unit 4.2

Adverbs of Frequency

Adverbs of frequency are used to provide information about the frequency of an event.

A2 - Unit 9.1

Adverbs of Manner

Adverbs of manner are used to provide information about the way (how) something is done.

A2 - Unit 9.1

Adverbs of Place

Adverbs of place provide information about the place of an action.

A2 - Unit 4.2

Adverbs of Time

Adverbs of time are used to provide information about the time.

B2 - Unit 4.2

Agent in Passive Voice

Agent represents the person or a thing that performs the action, subject of an active sentence.

B1 - Unit 8.1

All vs Every vs Each

All, every and each are words used to make generalizations.

B2 - Unit 2.2

All vs Whole

All and whole refer to complete, entire things. They have similar meanings but they are used in different ways.

B2 - Unit 10.2

Alternatives to If

There are other conjunctions that we can to introduce conditionals.

B1 - Unit 8.2

Another vs Other vs The other

Another, other and the other look similar but they have differences in meaning.

B2 - Unit 2.1

Articles with Abstract Nouns

Abstract nouns are nouns that refer to intangible things. They fall into two classes: countables and uncountables.

B1 - Unit 1.2

Attributive and Predicative Adjectives

Adjectives can be attributive or predicative, depending on their position.

B1 - Unit 4.2

Auxiliary use of Need

The verb need is both an ordinary verb and an auxiliary-modal verb.

B1 - Unit 4.1

Auxiliary Verbs

An auxiliary verb is a helping verb that has no meaning on its own but gives functional and grammatical...

A1 - Unit 7.1

Be going to

To be going to is a structure that refers to the future.

A2 - Unit 2.2

Be going to

We can use be going to to express commands, predictions and things that are about to happen.

B2 - Unit 10.1

Be to + Infinitive in Passive Voice

We find to be to + infinitive to discuss official arrangements, orders or official instructions.We use the passive form...

B1 - Unit 9.2

Before as Conjunction

Before is used as a conjunction to refer to the order of actions in a sentence.

A2 - Unit 8.1

Can and Could: Modals of Ability

Could is the past form of the modal verb can. These are types of modal auxiliary verbs used to...

A1 - Unit 5.1

Can: Modals of Ability

The verb can is a modal verb used to express the idea of ability or opportunity, to express the...

B2 - Unit 9.1

Causal Clauses

Causal clauses express the cause or the reason of the main clause.

B1 - Unit 9.1

Cause and Effect Conjunctions

Cause and effect conjunctions are used to introduce clauses with the purpose to express the concept of cause and...

B2 - Unit 8.2

Changes of Modal Verbs in Reported Speech

Some modals in reported speech also shift back in time just like tenses do.

B2 - Unit 8.2

Changes of Pronouns in Reported Speech

While using reported speech, we change the first person pronouns according to the subject of the reporting verb.

B2 - Unit 8.1

Changes of Tenses in Reported Speech

While using reported speech, we shift the sentence’s tense back.

B1 - Unit 8.1

Clauses of Purpose

Expressions of purpose link two clauses expressing purpose and reason.

B1 - Unit 3.1

Collective Nouns

Collective nouns refer to a noun describing groups of two or more people, animals or things.

A2 - Unit 10.2

Common Adjective and Preposition Combinations

Certain adjectives are used only with specific prepositions.

B2 - Unit 3.2

Common Noun and Preposition Combinations

Noun and preposition combinations are common collocations of nouns and prepositions.

A1 - Unit 7.2

Common Prepositions

Prepositions are small words that connect elements in a sentence. They are essential because they provide additional details about...

A2 - Unit 10.1

Comparative Clauses: As … as

The comparative of equality (as…as clause) is used to compare things, people or actions, expressing the equalities or inequalities...

B1 - Unit 6.1

Comparative Correlative Clause: The… the

Comparisons with adjectives and adverbs are used to compare things, people or actions, expressing the equalities or inequalities between...

A1 - Unit 8.2

Comparisons with Adjectives and Adverbs

The comparison of adjectives and adverbs is used to compare things, people or actions, expressing the equalities or inequalities...

A2 - Unit 8.1

Comparisons with Like

Like as a verb is used to express things we enjoy and take pleasure in.

A1 - Unit 3.1

Compound Nouns

A compound noun is a noun formed by a combination of words.

B1 - Unit 3.1

Compound Nouns for Jobs

A compound noun is a noun formed by two or more existing words which are combined to create a...

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