- Contractions (can’t; don’t; she’s)
- Possessives (Maria’s house; my daughter’s eyes
This person cares a lot about apostrophes…
Here’s a website – called bab.la – that will help show you all the forms of most common English verbs. For example, you can look up the conjugation of the verb EAT. (I eat, he eats…; I ate, he ate…; I have eaten; etc. )
You can also translate each verb into any of 27 different languages.
If you have been studying English for a while, go to bab.la, look up the conjugation for a verb, and see how many of the verb forms you know.
– I born in Brazil.
– My son borned in January.
– Her baby borned last summer.
– When your baby borned?.
– I was born in Brazil.
– My son was born in January.
– Her baby was born last summer.
– When was your baby born?.
– There are many differents flavors.
– I went to the market and bought some differents things.
– I like to meet people from differents countries.
– There are many different flavors.
– I went to the market and bought some different things.
– I like to meet people from different countries.
– Where you work?
– What she likes to eat?
– How much it costs?
– Why they come late every day?
– What this means?
– Where do you work?
– What does she like to eat?
– How much does it cost?
– Why do they come late every day?
– What does this mean?
Remember – for Present Tense Questions:
– Remember me to make a doctor’s appointment tomorrow.
– That song remembers me of our trip to Cape Cod.
– I reminded that I have to work on Tuesday.
– I reminded to pick up milk at the store.
– Remind me to make a doctor’s appointment tomorrow.
– That song reminds me of our trip to Cape Cod.
– I remembered that I have to work on Tuesday.
– I remembered to pick up milk at the store.
Remember (Don’t forget):
Which is correct – “I can have an apple?” or “Can I have an apple?”
The order (sequence) of words in an English sentence is often different from the word order of the same sentence in other languages. The word order in a question is even a little more difficult.
This picture may help you. It’s called the “Question Hand”. To make a Yes/No question, start at the pointer finger. The “X word” can be an auxiliary (helping) verb or the only verb in the question.
Examples: Did (x word) he (subject) eat (main verb) dinner with you? Is she coming home? Can I have an apple? Are you okay?
To make other informational (open-ended) questions, start with the thumb.
Examples: Where (question word) do (x word) you (subject) live (main verb)?
What time did you get home?
And here is some more explanation, plus many more practice exercises.
– She’s can work tomorrow. (She is can work tomorrow.)
– He’s can’t eat fish. (He is can’t eat fish.)
– She’s can’t come on Tuesday.
– He’s can swim fast.
– She can work tomorrow.
– He can’t eat fish.
– She can’t come on Tuesday.
– He can swim fast.