A Running, Cited List of Grammar Grumbles
Saw this t-shirt and figured it was worth including: a nice example of not only English principal parts but also a verb whose participle is often misused.
1 month ago
Nice use of swum here from an XTerra (Wetsuits) ad. Don’t see swum too often; and, of course, often replaced with swam (when it shouldn’t be): I swam yesterday; I have swum for the last few days. Nicely done, XTerra.
2 months ago
Estel' s English blog
I have always found that students tend to get confussed by the difference between adjectives that end in -ed and those that end in -ing. 300 more words
2 months, 3 weeks ago
If tenses convey the time at which something takes place then a mood is the form of the verb that conveys the speakers attitude towards the action they are describing. 403 more words
3 months ago
The TEFL blog
An Absolute Phrase is any phrase which contains both a noun and a participle and may also contain a modifier and/or object. The… 52 more words
5 months, 1 week ago
5 months, 2 weeks ago
>Present participles are formed from verbs. Present participles (just like past participles) can be used as adjectives or used to form verb… 813 more words
8 months ago