Phrasal verbs are two-word verbs. They include a verb and a particle. The particle can be a preposition or an adverb. Common particles are: up, down, back, out, on, off, or in. When a verb and a particle are put together the resulting verb phrase has a complete different meaning. Examples: I usually eat outContinue reading “Introduction to Phrasal Verbs”
Giving and getting feedback is part of effective communication. Giving feedback is a good way to encourage and motivate others. Getting feedback gives people the opportunity to reflect on their learning/ teaching process or their performance at work. What does feedback mean? According to Cambridge Dictionary, feedback is: “an opinion from someone about something thatContinue reading “How to Give Feedback”
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”
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…?”
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”
Curious about the meaning of the expression make up your mind?
In English there are different contractions and one of the most confusing one is the ‘s contraction.