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IELTS Grammar: “Because” and “Because of”

A key Grammar point: Because and Because of Many students write incorrect sentences in their writing and even use “because” incorrectly. To clarify their mistakes, I’ve written this short post on these useful words. Both of them are used to show reason for something. Then, what’s the difference? Because: Because is a conjunction so it connects two clauses. So, it will have subject and a verb after it. For example, 1. We couldn’t go out because it rained. 2. Allen didn’t go to party because he was ill. Because of This is a preposition and it is followed by a noun or a noun phrase (verb with –ing). 1. We …

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English Grammar Lesson: So Vs Such

Learn where you can use so and such. Learn the structures of these two words and English grammar of such and so. How to emphasise your points in IELTS speaking?

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English Grammar point “used to”

This post explains an important IELTS speaking grammar point of “used to”. For more information, I’ve included a video

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10 Common English Grammar mistakes

Most common English Grammar mistakes   Today, I ‘m simply posting a handy infographic from Grammar.Net. In this infographic, they have enlisted 10 most common grammar mistakes that learners tend to make. [Infographic provided by Grammar.net]   Now, let’s review these mistakes. 1. Apostrophe: Always remember the difference between contraction and apostrophe. More often students confuse possessive forms with apostrophe. For example, they tend to use its instead of it’s. 2. Comma after introductory phrases: Many phrases that are used as linkers follow a comma. Some of these linkers are: – for example – according to me – to summarise – to encapsulate – firstly, secondly, thirdly, …., finally – …

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10 important Grammar points

Most common and important grammar points Today, I’m posting this cool infographic from an artist. In this infographic, there are 10 very very important English grammar points. These are also some of the common English grammar mistakes that students often make. So, learn them thoroughly.     Of course, you can learn a great deal from this infographic. Here are some quick notes on these important grammar points. 1. apostrophe: This is used to show the ownership of something. Usually with plurals, you don’t use “s”. With singular nouns, you can use “s”. For example, Sujan’s, My sister’s but not our sisters’s. Here you can use our sisters’ This is …

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