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The imperative

The IMPERATIVE MOOD expresses direct commands, requests, and prohibitions. To make the imperative, use the infinitive of the verb without ‘to’: Open that door! To make a negative imperative, put “do not” or “don’t” before the verb: Don’t open that … Continue reading

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Indefinite article

These are the rules for when to use A or AN: a = indefinite article (not a specific object, one of a number of the same objects) employed with consonants: She has got a house.                        They live in a … Continue reading

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Present Simple Tense

We form the Present Simple tense as follows: subject + auxiliary verb + main verb do base There are three important exceptions: For positive sentences, we do not normally use the auxiliary. For the verb to be, we do not … Continue reading

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The definite article “the”

“The” is called “definite article” because it is used to refer to a particular person or thing. These are its main uses: 1. When talking about a person or thing already mentioned or known by the listener Can I talk … Continue reading

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