Using Not

‘Not’ is one of the most common words in English. We use it to make negative sentences. We are friends. (Affirmative) We are not friends.… Continue reading

Sentence agreement

Collective nouns are words that refer to a group of people. Examples are: jury, commission, army, committee etc. A collective noun is followed by a… Continue reading

Dangling participles

Adjectives and verbs ending in –ing are called present participles. They must be used carefully. Consider the following sentences: Standing at the gate, a scorpion… Continue reading