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English Grammar

Introduction | Table of Contents | Alphabetical Index | Common English Irregular Verbs

  1. Simple present of the verb to be , Exercises
  2. Simple present of other verbs , Exercises
  3. Present continuous , Exercises
  4. Present perfect and the present perfect continuous , Exercises
  5. Simple past , Exercises
  6. Past continuous, the past perfect and the past perfect continuous , Exercises
  7. Future tenses , Exercises
  8. Conjugations with the auxiliary would , Exercises
  9. Subjunctive , Exercises
  10. Modal verbs , Exercises
  11. Transitive and intransitive verbs , Exercises
  12. The passive voice , Exercises
  13. Nouns: The formation of plurals , Exercises
  14. Singular countable nouns , Exercises
  15. Plural countable nouns , Exercises
  16. Uncountable nouns , Exercises
  17. Nouns indicating possession and compound subjects , Exercises
  18. Personal pronouns , Exercises
  19. Other pronouns , Exercises
  20. Determiners , Exercises
  21. Adjectives: Position in a sentence , Exercises
  22. Adjectives used in comparisons: Part I , Exercises
  23. Adjectives used in comparisons: Part 2 , Exercises
  24. Adverbs: Position in a sentence , Exercises
  25. Adverbs of manner and adverbs used in comparisons , Exercises
  26. Prepositions , Exercises
  27. Phrasal verbs , Exercises
  28. Conjunctions , Exercises

 


 

Phonics

Phonics Index

A , B , C , D , E , F , G , H , I , J , K , L , M , N , O , P , Q , R , S , T , U , V , W , X , Y , Z

Short A , Short E , Short I , Short O , Short U

Long A , Long E , Long I , Long O , Long U

Word Families

 


 

Picture Dictionary / Word Bank

Picture Dictionary Index

At the Bakery, In the Bathroom , On the Farm , At the Fruit Stall , In the Garage

In the Kitchen , In the Living Room , At the Restaurant , At the Vegetable Stall , At the Zoo

 


 

Word Search Games

Word Search Index

Junior Searches

Animals
Disney Heros
Lilo & Stitch: The Series
Sports
Thomas the Tank Engine
Vegetables
Winnie the Pooh

Cartoons

Letterlanders from Letterland
The Beano - Dennis the Menace and Gnasher
The Simpsons

Festivals and Holidays

Halloween

Geography

European Union Member States
Monopoly The World Edition

Movies

Batman: The Dark Knight
Bee Movie
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
High School Musical
Horton Hears a Who!
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
Kung Fu Panda
Prince Caspian : The Return to Narnia
Shrek The Third
Spider-Man 3
Star Wars - The Clone Wars
The Incredibles
The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe
The Little Mermaid
The Lord of the Kings
The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
Transformers
Toy Story 3
Twilight

Sports

NBA Basketball Stars

Stories

Cinderella
House of Horror

TV Programmes

Hannah Montana
Top Gear - Cool Cars

 


 

Dictionary

Chinese-English Dictionary

 


 

Over 2,800 Idioms

ahead of time
back to the drawing board
calculated risk
dark horse
early bird catches the worm
face the music
gang up on someone
hair stand on end
if worst comes to worst

jam on the brakes
kangaroo court
lame duck
make a beeline for something
nail down
odds and ends
pad the bill
quaking in his boots
rain check

save face
take a back seat
ugly duckling
vamoose
wade into
X marks the spot
yakety-yak
zero hour
[ more idioms ]

 


 

Words and Songs

Aesop's Fables
Christian Songs
Children's Nursery Rhymes
Children's Songs
Joke of the day
Irish Blessings
Tongue-Twisters
Winnie-the-Pooh Songs

 


 

Free English Articles

Articles Index

Business & Finance

Understanding Corporate Culture

Education

Break Out Of The Teaching Rut And Teach English In Hong Kong
Learn A Foreign Language Online
Learn To Teach English As A Foreign Language
The Challenge Of Learning The Chinese Language

Hobbies

Scrapbooking: Fastest Growing Craft Activity

Kids & Teens

Homework Help At Your Fingertips

Pets & Animals

It's a Dog's Life

Phonics

Intonation In English: Expressions Of Two Words
The History of Phonics: The Oldest Argument in the World
Phonics: Learning to Play by Ear
Glossary of Phonics Terms - A Balanced Approach by Ear

Travel & Leisure

The Hong Kong Disneyland Resort

Web Design & Development

Google Adsense Strategies and Tips
Maximising The Impact Of Your Meta Description Tag

 


 

Famous Quotations by Author

Quotations Index

Afghani Quotes

Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi (1207 - 1273), Persian poet and theologian

American Quotes

Susan B. Anthony (1820-1906), American civil rights leader
Warren Buffett (1930 - ), US financier & investment businessman
Henry Ford (1863 - 1947), Founder of the Ford Motor Company
Robert Frost (1874 - 1963), American poet
Jean Paul Getty (1892 - 1976), American industrialist and founder of Getty Oil
Bob Hope (1903 - 2003), Academy Award-winning actor and comedian
Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865), America's 16th President
Groucho Marx (1890 - 1977), American comedian and film star
Barack Obama (1961 - ), America's 44th President
Anthony Robbins (1960 - ), Motivational speaker and author of Awaken the Giant Within
John D. Rockefeller (1839-1937), American industrialist and philanthropist
Ronald Reagan (1911 - 2004), America's 40th President
Donald Trump (1950 - ), American business executive and entrepreneur
Mark Twain (1835 - 1910), American author and humorist

British Quotes

C. S. Lewis (1898-1963), British writer and scholar
Richard Branson (1950 - ), British entrepreneur
Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965), British Prime Minister
John Wesley (1703 - 1791), Anglican minister and Christian theologian

Chinese Quotes

Confucius (551 BC - 479 BC), Chinese thinker and social philosopher
Laozi / Lao Tzu (born 4th century BC), philosopher of ancient China and founder of Taoism
Deng Xiaoping (1904- 1998), General Secretary of the Communist Party of China
Sun Tzu / Sun Zi (c. 544 BC - 496 BC), Chinese General and author of The Art of War

German Quotes

Pope Benedict XVI (1950 - ), spiritual head of the Roman Catholic Church
Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955), German-born theoretical physicist
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832), German dramatist, novelist, poet & scientist
Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher and philologist

Greek Quotes

Aristotle (384 BC - 322 BC), Greek philosopher
Aristotle Onassis (1906-1975), Greek shipping magnate

Indian Quotes

Deepak Chopra (1946 - ), Indian medical doctor and writer
Mohandas Gandhi (1869 - 1948), political and spiritual leader of India

Irish Quotes

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900), Irish playwright, novelist and poet

South African Quotes

Archbishop Desmond Tutu (1931 - ), South African cleric and activist

Tibetan Quotes

Tenzin Gyatso (1935 - ), His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama

 


 

Famous Speeches

Speeches Index

Susan B. Anthony, On Women's Right to Vote - 1873

Tony Blair, To the Irish Parliament - 1998

Winston Churchill, Their Finest Hour - 1940

Queen Elizabeth I, The Spanish Armada - 1588

Mahatma Gandhi, Quit India - 1942

John F. Kennedy, Inaugural Address - 1961

John F. Kennedy, "Ich bin ein Berliner" - 1963

Martin Luther King, Jr., Birth of a New Nation - 1957

Martin Luther King, Jr., "I have a dream" - 1963

Martin Luther King, Jr., Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance - 1964

Martin Luther King, Jr., I've Been To The Mountaintop - 1968

Abraham Lincoln, The Gettysburg Address - 1863

Nelson Mandela, Inaugural Address - 1994

Barack H. Obama, Inaugural Address - 2009

Pope John Paul II, The Holocaust Speech - 2000

Ronald Reagan, "Tear down this wall!" - 1987

Mother Teresa, Nobel Lecture Speech - 1979

 


 

Poetry

Poetry Index

Maya Angelou
Lewis Carroll
Phoebe Cary
Emily Dickinson
Robert Frost
Kenneth Grahame

Diana Hendry
John Kitching
Myra Cohn Livingston
Gervase Phinn
Edgar Allan Poe

Andrew Taylor
Jennifer Tweedie
Brenda Williams
William Wordsworth
William Butler Yeats

 


 

Business English

Interview Questions

 


 

Game Zone

Game Zone Index

Balloon Pop
Scrambled Word Game
Thesaurus Tangle Jr.
Find the Words
Score A Million Jr.
Topic Tangle Jr.

 


 

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