Verb Forms in English Grammar

This article introduces at the 3 main verb forms a verb can take: the infinitive, the present participle and the past form. The Infinitive The Infinitive is the base form of a verb. These are infinitives: love, eat, walk, be In English, the infinitive is nearly always the same as […]

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Transitive & Intransitive Verbs in English

Here are two sentences, the first with a Transitive Verb, the second with an Intransitive Verb: She held her breath. She laughed. This illustrates at a glance the basic difference between the two types of verbs‏‎. Transitive Verbs Quite simply transitive verbs must take an object‏‎. We can say: She […]

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Third Conditionals in English Grammar

The past is past and (sometimes unfortunately) it cannot be changed. All we can do is imagine how it might be different now if things had gone differently. To do this, to describe unreal situations in the past, we use the Third Conditional. If I had known the party was […]

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The Present Tense in English Grammar

The Present Tense is one of the three main verb tenses‏‎ used in grammar‏‎. It is used to talk about the current situation, i.e. now. Here we introduce to the four main forms of the present tense and look at when we use them. The links at the bottom of […]

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