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
The “past tense” is another important English tense. You use it when you talk about things and events that happened in the past. The “past tense” is also important for events that started in the past and continue to the present. Continue reading English Tenses for Beginners: The Past
The “present tense” is the most important English tense. It is important because it is the easiest tense, and you will use it most of the time. When you want to talk about facts, simple statements, or things that happen right at the moment or every day, you use the “present tense.” Continue reading English Tenses for Beginners: The Present
Here, we are going to teach you how to introduce yourself to new people. Introducing yourself is an essential skill to learn. You will need these phrases everywhere you go: in school, at work, at parties, and so on. Continue reading Introduce Yourself
Learn how to introduce yourself with this little short story. Meet Henry and his family! Continue reading Henry and His Family (Introducing Yourself)
“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?