If vocabulary represents the bricks that make up a house, then grammar is the cement that glues it all together. It can sometimes be difficult but understanding how to put sentences together and how they work, helps massively when learning a language. Take the time to invest in your grammar ability and it will pay off massively in the long run.

If you aren’t sure what your level is, then take this English Grammar Placement Test first. It will tell you where your weaknesses and strengths are, so you know what you should study next.

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Parts of Speech


Subject Verb Agreement

Introduction In English, subjects and verbs have to match with regards to the number they represent; this is known as subject verb agreement. For example, if we have a singular subject then we also need a singular verb. He sometimes drinks coffee in the morning. On the other hand, if we have a plural subject…

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Modal Verbs

What Is A Modal Verb? We could go to the cinema. I can speak English. You must read this. A modal verb is used to support another verb and express things such as possibility, ability, permission, request or obligation. In a similar way to other auxiliary verbs, we cannot use modal verbs by themselves, they…

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Vocabulary Placement Test

Introduction Find out your estimated vocabulary range with this vocabulary placement test. For each word, simply select which words you “know” or “don’t know” the definition of. At the end, you will be told your estimated passive vocabulary range as well as estimated CEFR level. Enter your email at the end to see your results…

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Compound Nouns

What Is A Compound Noun? A compound noun is a noun that is made up of two or more separate words (although usually made of just two). house + plant = houseplant Although we can often form these using nouns, there are many methods of construction. You will also notice that compound nouns can be…

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