Reported Speech

We seldom have difficulty deciding whether or not to follow a sentence’s opening word, phrase, or clause with a comma. In two particular scenarios, those of conjunctive adverbs and sentence adverbs, a comma usually follow the introductory adverb. What are Sentence Adverbs? When an adverb modifies a clause or a Read more…

Reported Speech

When do we employ reported speech? Seldom someone states a sentence, like “I’m going to the auditorium tomorrow”. Later, maybe we desire to tell another person what the first person said. Well, not everyone is going to be polite. Sometimes, we receive orders. Now how will you report them? Unlike Read more…

Possessive Pronouns

Pronouns are words that take the place of a common noun or a proper noun. A possessive pronoun replaces a possessive adjective. The possessive pronouns are mine, his, hers, yours, hers, theirs, ours, and its. They are used to interchange nouns to show possession or ownership. Although possessive pronouns and Read more…

Positions Of Adverbs

Adverbs are words that provide an answer to the questions when, where, and how, for example, recently, never, below, slowly, frankly. Typically, adverbs end in -ly though there remain a few adjectives that use this ending too, such as friendly, lovely, lonely. The place of the adverb in English is Read more…

Personal Pronouns

One of the most common parts of speech used in everyday conversation and writing, whether formal or informal, is the pronoun. Here, the most common type of pronoun “personal pronoun“ will be discussed. What Are The Personal Pronouns? Personal pronouns can be defined as the type of pronouns used to Read more…

Indirect Speech

When we converse, we usually use our own words directly, employing the so-called direct speech. When we want to report what someone else says or thinks, we use the Indirect Speech (or Reported Speech). What is Indirect Speech? Indirect speech is anything a speaker said without quoting his words. When Read more…

English Adverbs

An adverb is a word/words that modify adjectives, verbs, and other adverbs. It tells where, how and when an action is performed or indicates the quality or degree of the action. They describe clauses, sentences, adjectives, and other adverbs as well. Their purpose is to answer questions, like when, where Read more…

Direct Speech

We regularly have to give information about what people say or think. To do this, you can use direct speech or indirect speech. On this basis, sentences are of two types: sentences with Direct Speech, and sentences with Indirect Speech.  A question such as:  What did he say? Can be Read more…

Comparative & Superlative Adverbs

English adverbs signify three different levels of modification “positive, comparative, and superlative” through periphrasis. Typically only adverbs of manner have comparative and superlative forms. Other adverbs such as adverbs of place, time, and frequency — lack comparative and superlative forms. A Different Form Of Comparative And Superlative Adverbs angrily – Read more…