Grammar

Describing a process

Using the passive voice first the dish is prepared then the stove is turned on after this the target is set the computer is configured to Using the active imperative voice When you use the active voice the verb comes… Read More ›

Parts of Speech

Some people learned their mother tongue in an organic way, even in school. They learned by speaking, listening, internalising and adapting speech to an instinctive rhythm.  Others learned their language in a very technical way at school. This often makes it easier to learn another… Read More ›

English Verb Tenses 2

Learning verb tenses is one of the most important tasks in any language learning. There are a number of resources at the site that will help you learn tense rules, practice using verbs in different tenses, read sample sentences in… Read More ›

English verb tenses

English Grammar – The tenses One sentence is put into different tenses. You can see how the meaning changes. The words in green are signal words. They tell you which tense you have to use. Tense Example Explanation Simple Present I play football every week…. Read More ›

Words that remain in Swedish

Most common is that the following words remain in Swedish when used in English. Riksdagen Riksbanken krona kronor An example would be The Swedish Riksdag voted today in favour of abolishing the congestion charge of 65SEK, imposed on motorists when entering or leaving… Read More ›

Make and Do

Do We use the verb ‘do’ when someone performs an action, activity or task. do a crossword  do the ironing do the laundrt do the washing do the washing up ‘Do’ is often used when referring to work of any… Read More ›