6 Uses of Auxiliary and Modal Verbs

Auxiliary verbs are special words that help the main verb. Modal verbs are special words that help the main verb show possibility, intent, ability, or necessity. You have learned that both, auxiliary and modal verbs, are used to ask yes or no questions and to give short answers. However, auxiliary verbs have many more uses.Continue reading “6 Uses of Auxiliary and Modal Verbs”

Future Perfect vs. Future Continuous

Future Perfect We use the future perfect (will have + past participle) to say something that will be finished before a certain time in the future. Future Continuous We use the future continuous (will + be + verb+ing) to say that an action will be in progress at a certain time in the future. Let’sContinue reading “Future Perfect vs. Future Continuous”

Verb get

Get is one of the most common verbs in English. There are more than 280 definitions of the verb get. But don’t worry! You don’t have to memorize all the definitions. You need to learn how to use the most common phrasal verbs and verb phrases. The most common definitions of the verb get are:Continue reading “Verb get”

Reporting Verbs

Reporting verbs are verbs which are used to tell someone what another person said. They are used in reported speech. Say and tell are the most common reporting verbs. However, there are other reporting verbs that we can use instead of say an tell to communicate our ideas more clearly. Example: He said that heContinue reading “Reporting Verbs”

How to express wishes

This mini lesson includes a review of verb wish. Verb wish is used to express our desire for something different from how it is now. Wish expresses a desire that is impossible or almost impossible to happen.  Grammar Practice Level of difficulty:  Wishes about present situations Put the words in the correct order Wishes aboutContinue reading “How to express wishes”