Question Tags

Question Tags 

Question Tags  Question tags (or Tag questions) are short questions used at the end of sentences.  They are very common among the native speakers of the English language. Question tags are not the questions but are used to ask for agreement or confirmation. They are […]

Subject-Verb Agreement

Subject – Verb Agreement

  The Subject – Verb Agreement (Concord) Generally, every sentence in English Grammar contains a subject and a verb. So the verb should agree with its subject in number (singular or plural) and person (first, second, or third). The basic rule in English is that […]

Gerund

Gerund

The Gerund: (Verbal Noun) The form of the Verb ending in ‘-ing’ used as a Noun is called Gerund or Verbal Noun. The form of the Present Participle and Gerund is the same but the usage is different.   Gerund: It has the force of […]

Participles

Participles

Participles Participles in the English Language are used as verbs and adjectives. They are also known as verbal adjectives. Examples of Participles: I saw a student jumping. A rolling stone gathers no moss. Driven by passion, he entered the teaching profession. Having finished my work, […]

Infinitives

Infinitives

Infinitives: The Infinitives are the verbs that are not limited by any subject, tense, person and number. They are generally used to show the actions and events in a more general way rather than to show the particular time and action. Examples: To find fault […]

Verb Mood

Verb Mood The mode or manner in which a Verb is used is called its Mood. There are three Moods in English:  Indicative, Imperative, and Subjunctive.   The Indicative Mood: Indicative Mood makes a statement or asks a question.   Examples: Mr. Joe Biden has […]

Verb Forms

Regular and Irregular Verbs

Regular and Irregular Verbs Main Verbs The main verb expresses the main action or state of being of the subject in the sentence.   Main Verbs are also called lexical verbs, full verbs, principal verbs, or non-auxiliary verbs. It changes its form according to the subject […]

Semi-Modal Auxiliary Verbs

Semi-Modal Auxiliary Verbs

Semi-Modal Auxiliary Verbs: An Auxiliary Verb is also called a Helping Verb.  It is used with a main verb to help express the main verb’s tense, mood, or voice.  There are three types of Auxiliary Verbs in English.  1) Primary Auxiliary Verbs 2) Modal Auxiliary Verbs […]

Modal Auxiliary Verbs

Modal Auxiliary Verbs

Modal Auxiliary Verbs An Auxiliary Verb is also called a Helping Verb.  It is used with a main verb to help express the main verb’s tense, mood, or voice.  There are three types of Auxiliary Verbs in English.  1) Primary Auxiliary Verbs 2) Modal Auxiliary Verbs […]

Primary Auxiliary Verbs

Primary Auxiliary Verbs

Primary Auxiliary Verbs: An Auxiliary Verb is also called a Helping Verb.  It is used with a main verb to help express the main verb’s tense, mood, or voice.  There are three types of Auxiliary Verbs in English.  1) Primary Auxiliary Verbs 2) Modal Auxiliary […]