Grammar linksPages about English grammar for ESL/EFL learners
*A Guide to Coordinating Conjunctions
A coordinating conjunction joins parts of a sentence (for example words or independent clauses) that are grammatically equal or similar...
*A Guide to Subordinating Conjunctions
A subordinating conjunction joins a subordinate (dependent) clause to a main (independent) clause...
"Big, the biggest"
*English Conditionals (IF Sentences)
How to use the basic conditionals (IF sentences) in English, including the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and zero conditionals.
The structure and use of the subjunctive in English.
*First Conditional in English
If I win the lottery I will buy a castle...
*Modal auxiliary verbs: MUST
Must for obligation. "I must do."
*Modal auxiliary verbs: MUST NOT
For prohibition. "I must not do."
*Past Continuous Tense
Also called the Past Progressive Tense.
*Second Conditional in English
If I won the lottery I would buy a castle...
*The Zero Conditional in English
If you heat ice it melts...
*Third Conditional in English
If I had won the lottery I would have bought a castle...
A Guide to Possessive 's
How to use the letter "s" to show possession
Helps comprehension and finds a better place for grammar.
Grammar for ESL
Free lessons and tutorials on English grammar, for ESL students.
Grammar instructions and exercises
My personal homepage offers grammar instructions combined with lots of exercises for downloading or work online. You can also check your answers with a key.
A free grammar checker that works anywhere online. Use the web editor or download the browser extension.
Modal Auxiliary Verbs - can, could, be able to
When and how to use these modal verbs in English.
Perfect English Grammar
Free English grammar website with clear explanations and hundreds of downloadable exercises.
Explanation, list, exercises.
Should is an auxiliary verb, a modal auxiliary verb. We use should mainly to give advice or make recommendations, talk about obligation or talk about probability and expectation.
Using Noun Phrases
Noun phrases are one of the basic elements of English sentences.
What's IN a Preposition?
Prepositions can be divided into one-word prepositions (eg at, into, on) and complex prepositions (eg according to, in spite of).
WILL for the Future
How to speak about the future using WILL
Would - modal verb
Lesson on the modal verb "would". With quiz to test understanding.