Tag Archives: Basic English Grammar

English Grammar: Intro to Adjectives

English Grammar: Intro to Adjectives

Adjectives Adjectives are words used to describe or modify nouns that are places or people or ideas or things. Examples: —One year’s salary –A heartfelt melody –An obnoxious businessman –The irate teacher Use of adjectives is very common, and they appear everywhere. They usually appear before the noun which they are modifying. However, it is possible […]

English Grammar: Silent Letters

English grammar silent letters

Ask anyone. You will not find a single soul who does not despise silent letters. The English language has a huge amount of silent letters in its words. Actually, it is about 60 percent! Mostly, they are just leftovers which serve to remind us of the English language’s ancestors – Latin, French, Germanic, and other […]