"Didn’t need to do" and "needn’t have done" don’t mean the same thing. It’s true that we use both to say that something was unnecessary in the past. However...
Verb Patterns: Remember, Forget, Regret, Go On, Try, Need & Stop
In this post we'll look at verbs that can be followed by either to-infinitive or gerund (-ing verb form). The meaning of the verbs will depend on which form they are followed by. After reading the post, do an exercise to practice the verbs...
What is your favorite kind of weather? Do you like it when it's pouring down, or when the sun is beating down? Before you answer, read this post and learn the topic vocabulary. We hope you'll find it useful...
Present Perfect: Forms, Uses, Context
"Make your present perfect because your past is continuous and your future is indefinite." Unknown
Does Grammar Really Matter?
Your relationship with grammar starts the day you take your first English lesson and say "Hello teacher!" Soon enough you find out about the verb "to be" and "to have", get an idea about simple tenses, then discover continuous and perfect ones… After that there come the passive voice, conditionals, modals and so on... It seems that … Continue reading Does Grammar Really Matter?
Nouns: Countable, Uncountable or Both?
Nouns that can be both countable and uncountable depending on the meaning are perhaps the most interesting and tricky. Here is our top 10 list...
Order of Adjectives
What a nice big round old blue German glass fruit bowl!