Two-word Question Words

Questions are essential part of communication in any language. If we want to get information or more details we usually place a question word at the beginning of the question. The question word refers to the information that we want to get. For example: Question word Information we want to get Example Who person WhoContinue reading “Two-word Question Words”

Question Formation Common mistakes -Be…? Do…? Have…?

Do have difficulties forming questions in English? I know! Question forms are tricky. Sometimes we need to invert the subject and the verb, other times we need to add an auxiliary verb, and other times we need to invert the subject and the auxiliary. Here there is a list of the most common English mistakesContinue reading “Question Formation Common mistakes -Be…? Do…? Have…?”

Questions: Be…? Do…? Have…?

Asking questions in English can be tricky, eh! Sometimes we have to invert the subject and the verb to make a question. Example: You are my friend Are you my friend? Sometimes we have to use an auxiliary verb to make a question. Example: You like coffee. Do you like coffee? Is there an easyContinue reading “Questions: Be…? Do…? Have…?”

Difference between if I was and if I were

I was We use “I was” or “If I was” when we talk about real things that actually happened in the past. The conjugation for the verb be in the past form is I was You were He/ She/ It was We were They were Simple past verb be Examples: When I was 10 yearsContinue reading “Difference between if I was and if I were”

Difference Between Like and Look Like

The word like can have many meanings in English depending on the context. According to the Cambridge Dictionary there are more than 10 different definitions for the word like. It can be a noun, verb, adjective, preposition or conjunction in English. Most English learners, whether beginners or advanced, struggle when they have to answer questionsContinue reading “Difference Between Like and Look Like”

ALREADY OR YET

What does already/ yet mean? Well, it’s not easy to talk about their meaning if we remove them from sentences. For words like already and yet we need to rely on grammar to understand the context and meaning.