Clap him or clap for him: All the explanation you need

Do you say ‘clap for him’ or ‘clap him’? Which of them is correct? We will…

Free Ebook Download: questions, answers, explanations…

You’ve seen and studied questions/answers books, but would you love to see one with a simplified…

Why you shouldn’t say ‘My names are…’

People who say ‘My names are…’ think they know simple grammar than most of us because…

‘see’ or ‘watch’ a movie: All you should know

Most of us know we can see a movie when we go to the cinema, but when to…

cannot or can not: the simple rules

The difference between cannot and can not is confusing to a number of English language users.…

It is I vs It is me: the simplified explanation

There has been an age-long debate on the use of It is I/It is me and…

Oxford comma: why comma before ‘and’, ‘or’ is necessary

This usage of the comma has instigated arguments from writers and grammarians over the years. As…

Bouncy or bouncing baby: what you should know

Are you confused about using bouncy or bouncing for babies? Do you think bouncy is the adjective…

Is ‘upliftment’ a word?

Have you heard someone say ‘upliftment’ is a Nigerian English word and only acceptable in Nigeria?…

English has one alphabet…and here is how…

Did you know some learners still think English language has 26 alphabets? If you’re one of…

Is ‘trickish’ a word? Yes

Have you ever been told ‘trickish’ is not an English word? Or that it’s from Nigerian…

Singular ‘they’: facts you can’t ignore

Quick tip: Singular they had been in existence long before its criticism by traditional grammarians. Linguists…

Unforgiveness: not an English word?

Quick answer: No, unforgiveness is not an English word. Have we been foolish for using it…

Onset and outset: most controversial pair simplified

Onset and outset (both nouns) are apparently the most controversial English pair I’ve come across. I…