Language Lab

English Verb Tenses The Ultimate Guide

Verb conjugations reflect three elements: the subject, the tense, and the mood. The subject may be singular or plural and…

5 months ago

What is right? The difference between “Your” or “You’re”

There are some words in the English vocabulary which sound the same as another word but have a drastically different…

11 months ago

We explain: How to use Their, They’re and There

English has a number of odd rules that often create stumbling blocks for those who learn English online or learn English listening to conversations…

12 months ago

Italians, French, Germans, Spaniards: Who speaks better English?

This year, European rivalries are on even more, as can be seen from the latest edition of the EF EPI…

1 year ago

The Dutch haven’t lost their touch! – The Netherlands is once again ranked #1 in English!

EF Education First has just released its 9th annual EF English Proficiency Index (EF EPI), which analyses data from 2.3…

1 year ago

Italics and Underlining in English

One of the problems when we learn English online is the confusion that surrounds the type of punctuation and formatting…

2 years ago

Learning about Action verbs and Linking verbs

Verbs are words used to describe an action, occurrence, or state of being. They form the main part of the…

2 years ago

Modal Verbs – The Condiments of English

A modal verb is like a flavoursome ingredient in a recipe; a dose of garlic. Our spaghetti bolognaise might be…

2 years ago

Reported Speech – English Grammar

When we are finding out how to learn English grammar online, the way to present spoken words as reported or…

2 years ago

Rules for Using Punctuation in English

We learn English online to help us with our written and spoken communication. One of the most important parts of…

2 years ago