English Knowledge


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Feb 2015

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT ADVERB

Let us have a look at the following sentences: The deer runs quickly. The patient looks very pale. Mary writes very swiftly. If we ask a question to the first sentence above-How does the deer run, we get an answer quickly. In the second sentence if we ask a question—how does Mary look, we get an answer very pale and in the third sentence if...

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Feb 2015

What is a Verb?

A Verb is a word or a group of words which tells something about the subject, i.e. it shows what someone or something does and what state someone or something is in. It is very important to remember that a verb is a very important part in a sentence and there cannot be any sentence without it....

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13

Feb 2015

What is an adjective?

An Adjective is a word which tells something about a Noun or a Pronoun of a sentence. In other words an Adjective can be described as a describing word. Kinds of Adjectives: There are eight kinds of Adjectives. They are:...

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Feb 2015

What is Pronoun?

A Pronoun is a word used instead of a noun. There are different kinds of Pronoun. They are: Personal Pronoun Possessive Pronoun Reflexive Pronoun Demonstrative Pronoun...

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13

Feb 2015

100 SYNONYMS YOU SHOULD KNOW

100 SYNONYMS YOU SHOULD KNOW Use of proper WORDS to convey what you want is vital to communicate what you want to say easily. It is also important to know the synonyms of words to make your English language more juicy and give a quantum leap to your communication skill...

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Feb 2015

How Compound Nouns form their plurals

SINGULAR                                                       PLURAL Commander- in-chief                                       commanders-in-chief Father-in-law                                                   fathers-in-law Sister-in-law                          ...

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Feb 2015

Gender

There are four kinds of genders which are as follows- Masculine Gender- The nouns which refer to the names of males are known as Masculine Gender. Example- boy, man, dog, etc Feminine Gender- The nouns which refer to the names of females are known as Feminine Gender Example- girl, woman, hen, etc...

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Feb 2015

List of Singular and Plural Noun

When we speak of only one person or thing, the noun referred to is in singular and if more than one person or thing is referred to, the noun is in the plural. There are many ways to make a noun plural, again there are nouns which are same in singular and plural and there are some which are always used as singular only while...

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13

Feb 2015

Uncountable Noun

Uncountable Nouns are nouns which refer to things which cannot be counted directly and therefore have only one form. Examples- rain, oil, education, earth, gold, salt, sugar, etc Remember- we usually treat uncountable nouns as singular We do not usually use the indefinite article like a and an with uncountable nouns Some and any can be used with uncountable nouns Little and much can be used with uncountable nouns....

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13

Feb 2015

COLLECTIVE NOUNS

COLLECTIVE NOUNS English language has given different names to different collection of beasts, birds, people or things- Ø A colony of ants Ø A flock of birds Ø A brood of chickens Ø A murder of crows Ø A dole of doves...

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13

Feb 2015

Abstract Nouns and Verb

ABSTRACT NOUNS AND VERB In addition to naming qualities Abstract Nouns also name actions. Thus if someone is obeying someone, then the act of obeying is called obedience. Similarly if someone is laughing then the act is laughter. Thus we can see there are many abstract nouns which are formed from verbs. Let us look at how some of the Abstract Nouns are formed from...

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Feb 2015

What is a Noun

NOUN Look at the following words- Vijay Boy India Milk Army Class Iron These are names which we can see hear, touch and smell and also occupy space. These are names of persons, things, places. We can see hear and touch them. They have concrete forms. They are Nouns. Again there are names which we can only think of or feel about but cannot touch and...

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13

Feb 2015

How to Increase Your English Skill

Skillenglish.com  is the best place for anyone who is looking to improve English skill and gain a greater depth in understanding the language English over a period of time. Do you wish to enrich your vocabulary and grammar and at the same time improve upon your spoken and written skills, then just be a regular visitor to keep yourself update and feel the joy of...

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