Subject – Verb Agreement

  The Subject – Verb Agreement (Concord) Generally, every sentence in English Grammar contains a subject and a verb. So the verb should agree with its subject in number (singular or plural) and person (first, second, or third). The basic Read More …

Participles

Participles Participles in the English Language are used as verbs and adjectives. They are also known as verbal adjectives. Examples of Participles: I saw a student jumping. A rolling stone gathers no moss. Driven by passion, he entered the teaching Read More …

Infinitives

Infinitives: The Infinitives are the verbs that are not limited by any subject, tense, person and number. They are generally used to show the actions and events in a more general way rather than to show the particular time and Read More …

Finite and Non-finite Verbs

  Finite and Non-finite Verbs The Verb is of two types – Finite and Non-finite Verbs.  Finite verbs are used as the main Verbs and are limited by subject, tense and number whereas non-finite verbs are not limited by subject, Read More …

Action Stative and Linking Verbs

Action, Stative and Linking Verbs   Action, Stative and Linking Verbs – The verb in English has been found in three different categories.  They are  Action or Doing Verbs, Stative Verbs (state or static) and Linking Verbs (Copula / Copular). Read More …

Regular and Irregular Verbs

Regular and Irregular Verbs   Main Verbs The main verb expresses the main action or state of being of the subject in the sentence.   Main Verbs are also called lexical verbs, full verbs, principal verbs, or non-auxiliary verbs. It changes Read More …

Semi-Modal Auxiliary Verbs

Semi-Modal Auxiliary Verbs: An Auxiliary Verb is also called a Helping Verb.  It is used with a main verb to help express the main verb’s tense, mood, or voice.  There are three types of Auxiliary Verbs in English.  1) Primary Auxiliary Read More …

Modal Auxiliary Verbs

Modal Auxiliary Verbs An Auxiliary Verb is also called a Helping Verb.  It is used with a main verb to help express the main verb’s tense, mood, or voice.  There are three types of Auxiliary Verbs in English.  1) Primary Auxiliary Read More …

Simple, Compound and Complex Sentences

Simple, Compound, and Complex Sentences   Basing on the clause structure, the sentences in English can be divided into three different kinds: Simple, Compound, and Complex Sentences   Simple Sentence: (Single Clause)   A sentence that consists of only one subject Read More …