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Making Comparisons in English There are several ways to make effective comparisons in English. Using these expressions with animals is one of the more interesting and colorful ways to do so. Here are some of the more common metaphors and similes in colloquial use. "Big as a Whale" With some species weighing up to 180 tons (200 short tons) and measuring up to 98 ft. (30 meters) in length, whales are some of the largest animals currently known to man. "Blind as a Bat" While not quite true, bats are not really blind. They are simply adapted to avoiding obstacles and finding prey or food in nearly
English Grammar Tips: Homonyms "Teacher, I get confused. How do I know when to use their, there or they're in English?" Have you ever been asked this frequent question? It's but one of many English language teachers worldwide hear from perplexed learners. It's a fair enough question as these three forms are what we call homonyms. That is, they are words which sound the same but have distinctly different meanings. Fortunately, the differences and applications can be easily clarified. Let's look at them now. The Possessive Pronoun "Their" This first one, "their", is a possessive pronoun. We use
Are you looking for English lessons online? Are you taking up EFL or ESL and you are still confused with some words or phrases? A lot of times, these commonly misused words are so because they sound alike or they are pronounced very similarly. It really sometimes does not matter if you misuse some words or phrases but for the sake of not sounding funny and to not have somebody pick on you, then here are some words that are frequently misrepresented.
Here are some instant lesson ideas that you can use to teach your primary/elementary students adjectives. They will compliment your printed worksheets or grammar workbooks. You can use them as introductory or extension activities.
Have you ever met a language Nazi? Oh, I think you have - I'm sure you know what I mean. By 'language Nazi' I mean someone who knows perhaps just a little bit more than you about spelling, grammar, punctuation, sentence construction, verse formats or just the English language in general.
Know about important English Grammar in an easy way. We will provide you with some important English Grammar along with examples to understand the grammar points easily.