Category: English Grammar Usage Articles & Notes

Articles dealing with English grammar and English language usage topics

Learner Article

70 ways to improve your English Pinned

Category: Learning English Topic: Learning and Teaching
Learning a new language can be hard work, so here are 70 practical tips for improving your English that you can do outside of school or collage
Learner Article

Phrasal Verbs - Multi-Word Verbs

Category: English Grammar Usage Articles & Notes Topic: Phrasal Verbs
A look at the problems phrasal verb present to learners
Teacher Article

Conditional Sentences in English 8

Category: English Grammar Usage Articles & Notes Topic: Conditionals
A look at non-conditional conditionals
Teacher Article

Conditional Sentences in English 7

Category: English Grammar Usage Articles & Notes Topic: Conditionals
A look at other expressions with 'if'
Teacher Article

Conditional Sentences in English 6

Category: English Grammar Usage Articles & Notes Topic: Conditionals
A look at alternatives to 'if' in conditional sentences
Teacher Article

Conditional Sentences in English 5

Category: English Grammar Usage Articles & Notes Topic: Conditionals
A look at counterfactual conditionals
Teacher Article

Conditional Sentences in English 4

Category: English Grammar Usage Articles & Notes Topic: Conditionals
A look at hypothetical conditionals
Teacher Article

Conditional Sentences in English 3

Category: English Grammar Usage Articles & Notes Topic: Conditionals
A look at predicative conditionals
Teacher Article

Conditional Sentences in English 2

Category: English Grammar Usage Articles & Notes Topic: Conditionals
A look at factual conditionals
Teacher Article

Conditional Sentences in English 7

Category: English Grammar Usage Articles & Notes Topic: Conditionals
A look at other expressions with 'if'
Teacher Article

Conditional Sentences in English 1

Category: English Grammar Usage Articles & Notes Topic: Conditionals
An in-depth look at conditional sentences
Teacher Article

Indirect (Reported) Speech

Category: English Grammar Usage Articles & Notes Topic: Direct & Indirect Speech
A look at backshifting and other aspects of indirect speech
Learner Article

Problems with the Past Perfect & Past Simple

Category: English Grammar Usage Articles & Notes Topic: Verbs and Tenses
Notes on why native speakers do not always use the past perfect when learners have been told they must, using questions and answers from our forum.
Teacher Article

The Past Perfect

Category: English Grammar Usage Articles & Notes Topic: Verbs and Tenses
A look at how the Past Perfect is formed and used in English
Teacher Article

Ways of Expressing the Future in English

Category: English Grammar Usage Articles & Notes Topic: Future Forms
A look at seven ways of expressing the future in English