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Modal Verbs of Ability — Examples and Worksheet

Are you struggling with understanding when and how to use modal verbs of ability? They can be problematic even for native speakers! These versatile words are often used in everyday conversation, and mastering them can be hugely beneficial for both communicating effectively and understanding what others mean when they use …

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Linking Verbs – List, Examples & Worksheet

Linking verbs do not have the same role as typical verbs that show action. The function of this verb type is to link a subject to its subject complement. What is a linking verb? What are all the linking verbs? My handy dandy guide will show you the meaning, functions, …

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Possessive Adjectives and Possessive Pronouns (+ Worksheet)

Possessive pronouns may seem identical at first glance to adjectives. But there’s a vast difference between the two. Like other pronouns, possessive pronouns replace nouns. And like other adjectives, possessive adjectives modify nouns. Keep reading to learn the difference between possessive pronouns and adjectives. Then, answer the worksheet provided. Possessive …

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Questions in English Grammar – Structure & Examples

Questions are an essential part of English grammar. They can be used to make requests, express interest, or ask for information. In this post, I’ll look at the different types of questions and how to structure them correctly. I’ll also provide some examples to see how they’re used in practice. …

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First Conditional Exercises (With Printable PDF)

Would you like to improve your English language skills? If so, you’re in luck. My quick guide offers a bunch of exercises to help you learn and practice first conditional sentences. Plus, there’s a printable PDF for you to download and use. So let’s get started! What Is the First …

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Linking Verbs vs. Helping Verbs – Difference & Examples

You might already know that verbs express actions, states of being, or conditions. But what is the difference between a linking verb and a helping verb? A linking verb is a type of verb used to connect subjects and predicates, while a helping verb assists the main verb in completing …

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What Are Collocations? – Examples & Worksheet

Like Romeo and Juliet, some words are more suitable for each other. These terms, such as absolutely delighted and highly unlikely, naturally go together. They are called English collocations. I use them when writing fiction, but we all use them even in speech. Keep reading to learn what collocations are. I …

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Prepositions of Time Exercises (With Printable PDF)

Is it in the morning, on the morning, or at the morning? Should you say in the 80s, on the 80s, or at the 80s? Prepositions of time can be confusing. I usually use in for months, years, and other long periods, on for days and dates, and at for …

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Second Conditional Exercises (With Printable PDF)

In the English language, there are four types of conditional sentence structure. These relate to tenses concerning things that might have occurred, could have occurred, or will occur if certain conditions exist. The second conditional sentence tense use is often the most confusing to those learning the English language. It …

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Future Perfect Exercises (With Printable PDF)

All languages use tense to help describe whether an action is presently taking place, took place in the past, or will be taking place in the future. In the English language, there are different verb tenses to help explain the time an event is happening. The future perfect tense references …

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