Practical English Usage

Welcome to our section on Practical English Usage. This section provides a dictionary of problem points in English. Each entry contains an explanation of a problem and examples of correct usage. Examples of typical mistakes are also given. It will be most useful to a student who has made a mistake and wants to find out why it is wrong, or to a teacher who is looking for a clear explanation of a difficult point of English grammar or vocabulary.
The Practical English Usage Dictionary includes:

  • a wide range of contemporary English vocabulary
  • practical explanations in easy English
  • illustrative phrases and examples to show how a word is used
Reference text used: Practical English Usage By Michael Swan Published by Oxford University Press

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B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

N

O

P

R

Relative clause

S

Singular and plural

Subject and predicate

Subjunctive

V

Verb

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