Causative verbs: Let, Make, Have, Get, Help

The verbs let, make, have, get and help are called 'causative' verbs because they cause something to happen. As such, these verbs are used in a causative sentence structure.

Other ways to say “however”

Don't you agree that "however" is a bit overused word? Well, here are some adequate alternatives: After all All the same Albeit Alternatively Although Anyhow At any rate Be that as it may But By way of contrast Conversely Despite that Even so For all that In contrast In whatever way Having said that In … Continue reading Other ways to say “however”

How to Learn English

The ideal way of studying a language hasn’t been found yet, but here are some advice on how you should study a language in order to get on fluency and build self-confidence. We all know that everyone learns differently but here are some methods you can use. If you’re diligent and persevere to them, I … Continue reading How to Learn English

Relative Clauses with WHO, WHICH and THAT

We can use relative clauses to make two sentences into one sentence.   This is my friend. He lives in New York There are three books. They form the ‘Lord of the Rings’ series I’ve got a camera It takes great photos.   This is my friend who lives in New York. There are three … Continue reading Relative Clauses with WHO, WHICH and THAT

Order of Adjectives

  We sometimes put more than one adjective before a noun. Their order is as follows: Number or quantity (one, two…, a few, many…) Opinion or quality (nice, ugly, beautiful) Size (large, small, short) Shape (round, square) Age (two-year-old, young) Color (yellow, brownish) Origin (Italian, Medieval) Material (wooden, glass) Purpose (cooking, driving) We normally separate … Continue reading Order of Adjectives