Category: Lessons

Essay Writing Tips

The quality of your essay plays a crucial role in determining your chances of securing a scholarship or admission. Contrary to what a lot of students believe, essay writing is not a daunting task....

Common Writing Mistakes

Everybody makes mistakes as they write. Some mistakes are worse than others. Here are the most common writing mistakes. Incorrect verb forms Even native speakers have trouble using irregular verbs correctly. While these mistakes...

Combine using so…that…

The subordinating conjunction so…that… is used to indicate result. Study the example given below. He looked very ill. I felt sorry for him. We can combine these two sentences into one. He looked so...

So that and in order that

These structures are used to talk about purpose. So that is more common in an informal style. The modal auxiliary verbs can, will and may are common in clauses introduced by so that. In...

What is a phrase?

A phrase is a group of words that makes some sense but not complete sense. Examples are given below: a great poet, the last bus, the most memorable journey, under the table etc. A...

Simple present tense

The simple present tense is used to talk about habitual actions and general truths. Study the examples given below. Plants absorb carbon dioxide and release oxygen. (General truth / fact) The sun rises in...