Author: Manjusha Nambiar

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Demonstrative Adjectives

Demonstrative adjectives point out the person or thing concerned. Examples are: this, that, these and those. These mangoes are very sweet. Those days are unforgettable. This flower is very beautiful. I will never forget that experience. Demonstrative adjectives are different from demonstrative pronouns....

Degrees Of Comparison Worksheet

English adjectives and adverbs recognize three degrees – the positive, the comparative and the superlative. It is usually possible to express the same idea using any of these forms. Note that the structures are different. Study the...

Gradable Adjectives And Adverbs

Gradable adjectives and adverbs Some adjectives and adverbs refer to qualities which are gradable. For example, people can be more or less pleasing; jobs can be more or less difficult. Other adjectives and adverbs...

Adverbs Of Degree

Adverbs of Degree tell us about the degree or extent of an action, quality or manner. Examples are: almost, little, enough, much, too, partly, fully, so, rather, quite, nearly, just, too, hardly, scarcely, very etc. She is very beautiful. I am extremely sorry. She is quite strong....

Countable And Uncountable Nouns

Countable nouns are the names of separate objects, people, ideas etc which can be counted. They have plurals. Examples are: dog, tree, girl, book, occasion and book We can use numbers and the article a/an with countable nouns. a dog two...

Could | Modal Auxiliary Verbs

Could is a modal auxiliary verb. There is no –s in the third person singular. Could is used to indicate ability that existed in the past. It is followed by an infinitive without to. In my younger days I could run...

Correlative Conjunctions

Some conjunctions are used in pairs. They are called correlative conjunctions. Most of these are of the coordinating type. Either … or You must either follow my instructions or resign. He is either a fool or a madman. Either you or he will have to go. Either you...

Copular Verbs

We use a special kind of verb to join two parts of a sentence and to express either that the two parts denote the same thing or that the first has the property denoted by the...

Coordinating Conjunctions

Conjunctions can be divided into two broad classes – coordinating and subordinating. Coordinating conjunctions join pairs of clauses that are grammatically independent of each other. Examples are: and, but, for, or, yet, so, nor, also, either…or, neither…nor etc. Birds fly and fish swim....