Adjectives ed and ing + quiz (English Grammar)

Adjectives with ed and ing + simple QUIZ In today’s post, you will learn how to use English adjectives that end with ed and ing. You will also find a simple quiz at the end of the post. Adjectives are an important part of our communication. They let us give more detail to our conversations and help to make our …

Thick and Thin – English adjectives / other uses

THICK and THIN Definitions from oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com   thick – adjective – having a larger distance between opposite sides or surfaces than other similar objects or than normal   thin – adjective – having a smaller distance between opposite sides or surfaces than other similar objects or than normal a thick book (= one that has a lot of pages) ~ a thin book (= …

English grammar – comparison (2018)

  English grammar – comparison   The weather is hotter than usual this summer! I thought today would be a good chance to review the comparative form.  This July was hotter than last July! Hotter is the comparative form of the adjective hot. “30℃ degrees is hotter than 15℃ degrees.” Basic comparison grammar Mike is taller than my brother. The …

English Grammar-Adjectives Fact or Opinion? (w/video)

fact – a thing that is known to be true, especially when it can be provedDefinition HEREOxford Learners Dictionary Adjectives that are facts:color“I’m wearing a blue shirt.” age“I just bought a 1972 Chevy Impala.” origin (where someone/something is from) “French food is my favorite.” shape “These sunglasses are round.” size“A big dog lives next door.” We might feel like adjectives that describe …

Good AT or Good WITH? – Confusing English (VIDEO + more!)

Do you need to say “Good at…” or “Good with…”  in your sentence? Which is correct? Watch here and learn how to use these natural English expressions.   Review the video at your own pace  ↓ with these helpful slides from the video! ↓ Good at is most often followed by a verb ~ “Greg is good at fixing cars.” (fix …

English grammar – Countable Nouns As Adjectives (Now with AUDIO!)

Learn how to use Countable Nouns as Adjectives in today’s blog post. I’ll explain this English grammar using natural examples. This post now includes AUDIO for listening practice! Do you know how to read these sentences? “This is a $60 shirt.” / “This shirt is $60.” This is a $60 shirt. = This is a sixty dollar shirt. Easy right? …

Advanced vocabulary – (more) adjectives that start with the letter Q

Here are a few more adjectives that start with the letter Q. quaint – Charmingly odd “The hotel we stayed at was over 100 years old. The was building was quaint with spiral wooden staircases. “What a beautiful spiral staircase. It’s very quaint.” qualified – having the appropriate qualifications (abilities) for an office, position or task. “I wanted to move …

Advanced vocabulary – Adjectives with the letter Q

Lets do some advanced vocabulary practice. Today we will look at a few adjectives that start with the letter Q. You probably know these 2 already- quick – moving rapidly; speedy “The new pizza restaurant downtown has quick delivery service. My pizza came in just 20 minutes!” “I don’t like to talk with Lisa about politics. She has a quick …

English practice – Adjective + preposition V

Adjective + of Other adjectives that use the proposition of. Sure of – to be positive that something will happen. “Andrew will be late again tomorrow, I’m sure of it.” “The clouds look very dark, the sky is almost black. It will rain soon, I’m sure of it.” “Better take an umbrella, the rain is coming. I’m sure of it.” Capable …

English practice – Adjective + preposition IV

Adjective + of Other adjectives that use the proposition of. Sick/Tired of – to have too much of something, we don’t want any more. “We have spaghetti every night for dinner. Let’s have pizza tonight, I’m tired of spaghetti.” – Recently we’ve had too much spaghetti, I don’t want any more. “Andrew is always late. Our boss is getting tired …