THERE IS / THERE ARE – English Grammar Lesson

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Check out this short paragraph: New York is a great city. There is so much to do and see here. There are great restaurants, museums, and sightseeing spots like the Empire State Building and the Statue of Liberty. If you haven’t come to New York yet, please come and check it out. If you take another look at the paragraph …

The Basics of Modal Verbs – One-Point Grammar Lesson

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What is a modal verb? That’s a great question. Essentially, modal verbs are used before the main verb of a sentence in order to show necessity or possibility. Let’s look at the basics here in this one-point lesson. Must shows the strongest form of necessity and usually that necessity comes from a law. When you travel overseas, you must have …

DURING vs. WHILE – English Grammar Lesson

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Check out this short paragraph: It was raining during the day, so I didn’t feel like going out. I had a relaxing morning, just me and my dog Max hanging out on the sofa. Then, while I was having lunch, I started thinking about today’s lesson, and I realized that some of my students get confused with during and while. …

SO Vs. SUCH – English Grammar Lesson

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Check out this short paragraph: It’s been raining all week. Everything is so wet. All of this rain every day is such a nuisance. There was such a mess everywhere. I am so tired of this terrible weather. I wish it would stop. Take a look at the opening paragraph above, and you notice I used both so and such. …

What Order Do Adjectives Go In?

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Have you seen my dog, Max? He’s a cute, little, black, Boston Terrier. He is a puppy and so he is a wild and energetic little dog. And he is a loyal watchdog too. No matter where I am in the house, he stays by my side. Today, I want to look at the order of adjectives. As you know, …

YouTube English Grammar Lesson – Second Conditional With IF

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Here is another YouTube English lesson for you! For today’s English lesson, let’s have a look at using IF to imagine something. We use this grammar to talk about hypothetical situations. It’s called the SECOND CONDITIONAL. I hope you like this lesson…if you do, please take a minute and subscribe to my YouTube Channel! If you know anyone who might …