When it comes to the use of pronouns people are lot confused with the use of “me”, “myself” and “I”. Among all these again the use of “myself” perplexes a person the most. If you are a person who is not well aware with the differences between these words you are not alone in this group. Even people who ought to know a lot better than the ordinary men like the editors, the journalists or an English teacher most of the times are not very confident with the usage of these words. But even if you are not very sure about the meanings of these words or about their correct usage there is nothing much to worry because you can easily learn to use them correctly once you have a clear idea about what they exactly mean.
For example, the word “I” is used when the speaker is performing the action like you can say that “I ate chocolates”. Rather in simple words the pronoun “I” is a subject pronoun. Always remember that “I” is never used as an object in the sentence. Hence you cannot say that, “Uncle brought sweets for my brother and I”, instead you should say that “Uncle brought sweets for my brother and... Read more...
Teaching Grammar to kids can be a daunting task altogether because the understanding level of the lids are not as matured as adult individuals. In that case it is recommended that you should devise of ways of teaching which can be easily understood by the children. The learning of grammar should be a fun exercise for the kids. There can be innumerable ways to teach children grammar with the help of songs, poems, stories and a lot more. You just need to find out which way is most appealing to your kids.
Grammar includes a lot of important things like time, frequency, regular and irregular verbs. Unless you have proper knowledge about all these it is not easy to write grammatically correct sentences. But if you are an English teacher for children you can do it with ease. You can actually read out a number of texts about vacations, hobby or daily activities. You just need to pay attention that the texts contain ample mention of time, frequency, regular and irregular verbs.
In fact learning of grammar can be an interesting exercise for children if they are taught in a pleasant manner. The concept of tenses can be introduce... Read more...
If you want to write English you must have to learn the perfect use of the quotation marks. The sign goes thus—”———”. These marks are always used to enclose a saying of someone or something that is borrowed from somewhere else.
Generally quotation marks can be used when we quote someone word by word. We use the marks so that the words uttered by the man are kept intact. There is no change in the saying. There is no way to extort the saying of the speaker.
We can use the direct quotation marks when a sentence is already going on. Or the marks may be used from the very beginning when the speaker is saying something.
- While discussing on the Romantic poets our teacher suddenly expressed,” Above all the Romantic period is the best period in the history of English Literature, I think.”
- Our English teacher all on a sudden declared,” Romantic period is the best period in the history of English literature, I think.”
We can use the quotation... Read more...