Order of adjectives simplified

The arrangement of adjectives has been quite a task for a number of English language users.…

Free Ebook Download: questions, answers, explanations…

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

Who exactly is a ‘vulcanizer’?

In Nigeria, ‘vulcanizers’ do general maintenance work on vehicle tyres. They patch up punctured tyres, maintain…

The comma rules you should know

On the one hand, the comma is apparently the most popular punctuation mark in English; on…

Why you shouldn’t say ‘My names are…’

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

Asking questions: difference between ‘which’ and ‘what’

Both which and what are used to ask questions and might be used interchangeably. However, there’s a…

How to use ‘such as’ correctly

We use ‘such as’ to give an example or examples that corroborate what we’re saying or…

Quotation marks: uses, rules, British/American styles

Quotation marks (inverted commas) are one of the unique punctuation marks in English. They’re generally used…

Adverbs: types, functions, exceptions

An adverb tells us more about a verb, an adjective, another adverb or even a noun…

Gerunds vs Present Participles: the simplified explanation

A gerund is easy to spot in any sentence provided you know how it functions. A…

How to identify Possessive Pronouns and Possessive Adjectives

Possessive adjectives (possessive determiners) and possessive pronouns are tricky and could get you confused. Here, we…

‘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…

Why ‘in a car’ but ‘on a bus’

According to some speakers of English language, the use of in and on in transportation is…

can vs could: more than past and present forms

Both can and could might sometimes get you confused, but here is the way to deal…

lose vs loose: how to know the difference

Are you confused about the use of lose and loose? Read this piece: lose The word…

Major sentence types in English

When we use language, it is not just about the grammatical line-up of words. Language function…

Sentence structures you should know

A sentence starts with a capital letter, contains one or more main verbs, and ends with…

Prepositions: uses and misuses

Prepositions generally give information on location, time and place in connection with people, things and events.…

What is a verbless sentence?

It is a general opinion that a sentence must contain at least an action word that…

Pronouns: understanding the basics

A pronoun is a word used in place of a noun to avoid repetition or make…