Wh-questions Asking for Information

Wh-questions Asking for Information

What is a Wh-question A Wh-question begins with a question word. This lesson will show you how to use them. Question words are who, what, which, whose, where, when, why and how. We use a Wh-question to ask for information. You can see the different with the lesson Short Questions and Answers. Understand the structure of […]

Understand Regular Verbs in English

Regular Verbs in English

A Regular Verb has its base form doesn’t change when we use it in Past Tense or Past Participle. On the other hand, a verb that change its base form is called Irregular Verb. Most of English verbs are regular verbs. They have four different basic forms. Base form: The normal verb we find in dictionary. […]

Future Perfect Continuous tense

Future Perfect Continuous Tense

Future Perfect Continuous tense is used to express situations that will last for a specified period of time at a definite moment in the future. We also use this tense to express certainty about the cause of some future situation. Structure of Future Perfect Continuous Tense Positive: Subject + will have been + Verb-ing Negative: Subject […]

Future Perfect Tense

Future Perfect Tense is an easy tense to understand. We use it to talk about the past in the future or about something that will be over in the future. In the above example picture, Harry is thinking of a future time (14.00 this afternoon). At 14.00, he will be able to say “My flight […]

Future Continuous Tense

How to make the Future Continuous Tense? Let’s study the structure of Future Continuous Tense. Positive: Subject + will be + Verb-ing. Negative: Subject + will not be + Verb-ing. Question: Will + Subject + be + Verb-ing? For negative sentences in the future continuous tense, we insert not between will and be. For question sentences, we […]

Will and Be going to

Introduction to Will and Be going to What are the difference between Will and Be going to for the future meaning? First we will study the following conversation. Emma: It’s my birthday soon. I‘ll be eighteen next Sunday. Joan: Oh, really? Are you going to have a party? Emma: I‘m going to have a meal […]

Simple Future Tense

Expressing the Simple Future Tense in English is particularly various because there are many ways to talk about future. The main auxiliary verb of Future Tense is will. However, we can use Present Simple or Present Continuous to talk about Future. How to make the Simple Future Tense? The structure of the Tense is: Positive: Subject […]

Present Perfect Simple or Continuous

Mike has been repairing the car. The car cannot run now. We use the Present Perfect Continuous for an action happening over a period of time. We are thinking of Mike doing the repair and the car cannot run now. Mike has repaired the car. He is showing the repairing cost to the owner. We […]

Past Perfect

He had studied English before he moved to London. The past perfect tense is quite an easy tense to understand and to use. This tense talks about the “past in the past”. How do we make the Past Perfect Tense? Positive: Subject + had + Past Participle. Negative: Subject + had not + Past Participle. […]

Present Perfect Continuous

Present Perfect Continuous

We have been waiting here for twenty minutes 1. Introduction to Present Perfect Continuous We use the Present Perfect Continuous for an action (waiting). The action happens over a period of time (for twenty minutes). Here the period lasts up to the present – They are still waiting now. 2. Structure of Present Perfect Continuous […]