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Category Archives: Grammar

Fewer versus less

If you’re not sure when to use “fewer” and when to use “less”, you might like to read this article here. Weltchek Writes explains it nicely.

Is it “which” or is it “that”?

Grammar Girl has written an article (link to: quickanddirtytips.com) on when to use “which” and when to use “that”. And she offers a nice little rule to help you remember the difference.  

Good versus well 2

Did you watch the video clip last week on when to use “good” and when to use “well”? Then you might like to watch this video clip (link to: grammarbook.com), too.

Good versus well 1

If you’re not sure when to use “good” and when to use “well”, this video clip (link to: grammarbook.com) can help you.

Using the correct prepositions can boost your English!

A lot of people are not sure how to use prepositions with days, months, seasons, times and so on. Yes, they can be a bit tricky. Practise prepositions of time with the Bayerischer Rundfunk’s little exercises here. How well did you do? PS This doesn’t seem to work in Safari. So I used my Chrome browser.

Are you a grammar wizard?

Is it ‘there’, ‘they’re’ or ‘their’? Test your grasp of grammar with the Daily Post’s grammar quiz – 10 phrases with common grammatical mistakes. Watch out, though. Some of the answers might surprise you!

Warning! Are you making these grammar mistakes?

If you’d like to improve your English grammar, you might like these 41 little grammar rules to follow to sound smarter (link to: rd.com).

Good, better and … ?

This car is expensive. It is more expensive … the other car. It is the … car I’ve ever possessed. Can you fill in the answers? How good is your English grammar? Do the Bayerischer Rundfunk’s little test to find out.

“Yesterday” is a signal word

Is it … Where were you yesterday? Where have you been yesterday? Where had you been yesterday? Where will you be yesterday? Do this little quiz (link to br.de) – with its 16 questions – to find out whether you know your English tenses.

Lie versus lay

This is a topic that native speakers struggle with, too. When do we use “lie” and when do we use “lay”? Well, I received this nice little chart from Grammarbook.com today and wanted to share it with you. Does it help? And while you’re reading the explanations, you might like to subscribe to their newsletter, too? And here’s aContinue Reading