Gender-neutral pronouns, them, their or they. English lacks an uncontroversial pronoun that lets you talk about a person of a generic or unknown gender, known as an “epicene” pronoun, from the Greek for “common to all” (genders). Use ‘they’ to refer to a general single individual when the gender is not known, and either ‘he’ … Read moreGender-neutral pronouns.
Choose the correct articles: It’s Sunday _ twentieth of May, _ sunny day here in Sydney. I am going to make _ omelette with ham and avocado for my lunch and _ nice cup of black coffee. 1. the, an, a, a 2. an, a, the, a 3. a, an, the, a 4. the, a, … Read moreThe articles.
Anything with four or more wheels, like a car, a bus, a truck or a train, we drive. Anything with two wheels or that we straddle, like a horse, a bike, motorbike or scooter, we ride, even though you need a driving licence to ride a motorbike. Riding or driving? I can ride a bicycle. … Read moreRiding or driving?
Here are some simple tips to improve your writing. 1. Avoid slang words such as wanna, gonna, woulda, coulda, coz, guyz, boyz, bro, etc. Although these are common in spoken English they should never be used in your writing. 2. Avoid texting abbreviations such as u, r, ur, lol, omg, etc. 3. Capitalise the first … Read moreTen Simple Tips:
Food or foods? One of the first rules that students learn is that uncountable nouns can’t be used in the plural form. As you continue studying, you start seeing foods and fruits, is the rule wrong? There are some nouns that are both countable and uncountable nouns In English, there are countable nouns (also known … Read moreFood or foods?