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.

Beginner Grammar

demonstrative pronouns
countable uncountable nouns
subject verb agreement

Intermediate Grammar

compound nouns
modal verbs

Advanced Grammar

contact clauses
objective subjective language


percent sign

Parts Of Speech



continuous tenses
perfect tenses
simple tenses

Transitive And Intransitive Verbs

Introduction He kicked the ball. She is running. They moved quickly. We can divide verbs into two different categories: transitive verbs and intransitive verbs. We use these terms to describe whether a verb needs to take an object in order to make sense. In the above examples, “kicked” is transitive, “running” is intransitive and “moved”…

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Phrasal Verbs List

Below is a list of 47 useful phrasal verbs in English. They are arranged into groups to help memorize them easier. As well as this, example sentences are included to give context and make understanding their use even easier. Each section will be split up using the following format: Phrasal Verb Meaning Example Sentence “Act”…

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Question Tags

What Are Question Tags? You’re going away again, aren’t you? He doesn’t like this food, does he? They didn’t go to the party, did they? Questions tags or tag questions (according to American grammarians) are short questions we add to the end of a sentence in order to turn a declarative statement into a question.…

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Phrasal Verbs

What Are Phrasal Verbs? I got on the bus. I took the TV apart. Clean up that mess! Phrasal verbs are made up of a verb combined with either an adverb, a preposition or sometimes both. Sometimes there will be a single word equivalent that could be used instead. He was brought up by his…

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