Nominalization of Adjectives

We use nominalization to turn verbs and adjectives into nouns in order to use them as subjects or objects...

Non Progressive Verbs

Non progressive verbs are related to mental processes, emotional states, possession, sense perception, and some others.

Non-Defining Relative Clauses

Non-defining relative clauses give us information about a person or a thing, just like defining clauses. The information that...

Passive Voice of Verbs

The passive form expresses the idea of something or someone receiving an action or experiencing a particular event or...

Passive Voice Verbs with To-Infinitive + Object

After passive verbs, we could find the to-infinitive + object structure.

Past Habits with Would + Zero Infinitive

The main function of would + zero infinitive is to talk about our repeated actions in the past...

Past Perfect

We use the past perfect tense to talk about actions or events that took place earlier than other past...

Past Perfect Continuous

Past perfect continuous is a tense used to talk about actions or situations that were in progress before some...

Past Subjunctives

Past subjunctives express imaginary conditions.

Phrasal Verbs

A phrasal verb is a two-part verb formed by a verb and a particle. This particle usually gives verbs...

Polite Requests and Offers with Would

For polite requests we can use would, would like or would you mind doing…?

Possessive with Gerund

When a noun comes before the gerund, we can apply the possessive case to that noun.

Question Tags after Imperatives

We use question tags after imperatives to ask people to do things in a more polite way (instead of...

Question Tags after Negative Adverbs

Some adverbs have negative meanings (hardly, never, rarely, etc.). So we use positive question tags.

Questions in Reported Speech

Questions in reported speech don’t have inverted order, we use the normal word order.

Quite vs Rather

We use the determiners quite and rather to modify the degree of adjectives and adverbs.

Reported Speech with Advices, Offers, Orders, Promises

Reported speech can be used for conveying advice, offer, order and promise.

So and Such

So and such are used to emphasise feelings or opinions.

Some as a Determiner

We find the determiner some with both plural and singular nouns.

Split Infinitives

Split infinitive is a phrase where an adverb is put between to and infinitive.

Subject in Imperative sentences

The Subject in the imperative clauses is always the same (you).


Subjunctive is a verb tense that refers to actions that are possibilities rather than facts.


Such is used to emphasise feelings or opinions.


Suffixes are segments added to the end of words to form a new one.

To Be About to

To be about to is a structure that refers to actions that are going to happen very soon.

To Be to + Infinitive

We find to be to + infinitive to discuss official arrangements, orders or official instructions.

To Be to + Infinitive in the If-clause in Active Voice

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

Verb Agreement with Indefinite Pronouns

With verb agreement also indefinite pronouns are followed by singular verbs.

Verbs Not Used in Passive

The verbs that cannot be made passive are usually the intransitive verbs, but also some of the transitive ones.

Verbs with Two Objects – Passive Voice

After some verbs, we could find two objects in the active voice, but in the passive voice, those objects...