Words that sound the same but are spelled differently and have different meanings are called “homophones.” And while it might be interesting that there’s even an actual term for those words, in reality, people are rather frustrated because it’s easy to fall into the trap of mixing them up. “To,” “too,” and “two” are such homophones, and since they serve their own purposes in a sentence, it’s time to explain why you need to look out for them. Continue reading SOS English: “too” vs. “to” vs. “two”
The “Active” and “Passive Voice” in speech and writing tell us if the “subject” in a sentence either performs or receives an action. Compared to the “Active Voice,” which concentrates on the “subject” of a sentence, the “Passive Voice” puts the “object” into focus. Continue reading The Passive Voice
When talking about “Active” and “Passive Voice,” we typically refer to the form of a verb that tells us if the “subject” in a sentence either performs or receives an action. In other words, when we use the “Active Voice,” the subject in a sentence is also the person or thing that carries out the act. But let’s have a closer look. Continue reading The Active Voice
The “future tense” is also an important English tense. You use it when you talk about things and events that will happen in the future. The “future tense” is also important for events that started in the present or past and continue to the future. The most important future tenses are the “will” future and “going to” future tense. Continue reading English Tenses for Beginners: The Future
“Adverbs” are very similar to “Adjectives.” Both words are “describing words.” Even though adverbs are not so common when writing simple English sentences, it is still important that you learn about them. Continue reading What Is an Adverb?
Adjectives are useful words that tell us more about someone or something. They give us more information and make stories more interesting and lively. Learn more about them here! Continue reading What Is an Adjective?
Verbs are very important to build a sentence. They tell us what someone or something is doing. Learn more about them here! Continue reading What Is a Verb?
If you want to learn a new language, you need to understand a language’s grammar. Here, we’ll explain to you what a “noun” is. Continue reading What Is a Noun?
Who would’ve thought that one tiny symbol like an apostrophe (‘) could (rightfully) confuse so many people? They not only look so similar to other punctuation marks (like the single and double quotation marks, the prime symbol, and the acute accent) but also serve a couple of different purposes. But with a bit of training and knowing some simple rules, you’ll become the master of apostrophes in no time. Continue reading How to Use Apostrophes
We’re very happy to give you an understanding of the adverbs “as well,” and “too.” And we’re also delighted to tell you something about “also,” too. Ok, you might already guess where this is going, so let’s get started, shall we? Continue reading “Also” vs. “As well” vs. “Too”