Grammar

First Conditional Taalhulp Engels

The First Conditional

The first conditional is an if sentence you can use to talk about realistic conditions and situations in the present and future.

Zero Conditional Taalhulp Engels

The Zero Conditional

The zero conditional is a conditional sentence that is used to talk about situations that are always true like general or scientific facts.

Purpose and reason clauses Taalhulp Engels

Purpose and Reason Clauses

Purpose and reason clauses are subclauses that give information about the main clause. They show the purpose of or the reason for the action in the main clause.

Modal Verbs Taalhulp Engels

Modal Verbs

Modal verbs in English are a type of auxiliary verb that change the modality of the main verb. They add extra meaning so the meaning of the sentence changes.

Future of can and must Taalhulp Engels

The Future of Can and Must

The future of can and must is not like the other future tenses. Can and must don’t have an infinitive form so

Past Habits Taalhulp Engels

Past Habits in English

Past habits in English are repeated actions or a particular state in the past. There are multiple ways to express this in English.

emphatic do Taalhulp Engels

Emphatic Do in English

The Emphatic do in English is a way to stress or contrast the main verb in a sentence by using the verb to do as an auxiliary verb.

Reported speech english taalhulp Engels

Reported Speech in English

Reported speech in English can be difficult if you don’t know the difference between direct and indirect speech. This article has all the information you need.

The passive Taalhulp Engels

The Passive: a Complete Overview in English

The passive in English is used when you want to stress the fact that something or someone is experiencing something instead of actively doing it.

Were We're Wear or Where Taalhulp Engels

Were, We’re, Wear or Where?

There is a difference between were, we’re, wear and where. Were and we’re are forms of the verb to be. Wear is having something on you and where is a location.

There their or they're Taalhulp Engels

There, Their or They’re?

There is a clear difference between there, their and they’re. There is used to talk about a location, their to talk about possession and they’re is from to be.

Lay or Lie Taalhulp Engels

Lay or Lie?

Some people use lay and lie in the wrong context. On this page, you have a full overview of the difference between these similar-sounding verbs.

Than or then Taalhulp Engels

Than or Then?

The difference between than or then can be tricky for some people. Than is used in comparisons and then as a time reference.

Life live or lives Taalhulp Engels

Life, Live or Lives?

Some people don’t know the difference between life, live and lives. It goes from the noun life to the verb to live and to the third person singular of this verb.

Degrees of Comparison Taalhulp Engels

Degrees of Comparison

Nouns are compared to each other by using degrees of comparison. You have a comparative degree and a superlative degree.

Personal pronouns english Taalhulp Engels

Personal Pronouns

Personal pronouns are important because it allows us to have more fluent conversations. Here you have a complete overview of what they are and when to use them.

Articles English Taalhulp Engels

Articles

In English, you have indefinite and definite articles. Indefinite articles are used to talk about things in general and definite articles for specific things.

Adjectives Taalhulp Engels

Adverbs

Adverbs in English are words you can use to give more information about verbs, adjectives or other adverbs.

Adjectives Word Order Taalhulp Engels

Adjectives Word Order

When you have more than one adjective to describe the same noun, there is a certain word order you need to keep in mind. Here you have a complete overview.

Adjectives Taalhulp Engels

Adjectives

Adjectives are really important in any language because they give more information about the noun in a sentence.

English verbs Taalhulp Engels

English Verbs

English verbs are really important because they express what someone is doing or what state that person is in. You have main verbs and auxiliary verbs.

Irregular Verbs Taalhulp Engels

Irregular Verbs

There are a lot of irregular verbs in English and on this page, you have a list of the most common ones. You need to study them because you will need them.

Future Tenses Overzicht Taalhulp Engels

Future Tenses Overview

You can express the future in multiple ways. In this article, you have a clear overview of the different future tenses in English.

Future Continuous taalhulp Engels

Future Continuous

The future continuous is a tense you use to talk about future events that will be going on at the moment you are referring to in the future.

Going to-future Taalhulp Engels

Going to-future

You can use the going to-future to talk about events in the future when you want to express your opinion or when you want to talk about your intentions.

Future Tenses Overview Taalhulp Engels

Will-future

You can use the will-future (or future simple) to talk about things in the future. You use it for the pure future or spontaneous decisions on the spot.

Past Tenses Overview Taalhulp Engels

Past Tenses Overview

In this article, you have an overview of the past tenses. It’s about the past simple, past continuous, past perfect and past perfect continuous.

Past Perfect Continuous Taalhulp Engels

Past Perfect Continuous

The past perfect continuous is an English tense you use to talk about actions or events that happened before another action or event in the past.

Past Perfect Taalhulp Engels

Past Perfect

The past perfect is a tense in English to talk about actions or events in the past that happened before another action or event in the past.

Past Continuous Taalhulp Engels

Past Continuous

The past continuous (or past progressive) is a tense in English you use to talk about long actions that were going on at some point in the past.

Past Simple Taalhulp Engels

Past Simple

The past simple (or simple past) is a tense in English to talk about habits, events and short actions in the past.

Present Tenses Overzicht Taalhulp Engels

Present Tenses Overview

When someone refers to the present tenses, he is talking about the present simple, present continuous, the present perfect and the present perfect continuous.

Present Perfect Continuous Taalhulp Engels

Present Perfect Continuous

The present perfect continuous is a tense you use when there is a clear link between the past and the present and when the focus is on the duration.

Present Perfect Taalhulp Engels

Present Perfect

De present perfect or present perfect simple is an English tense that you use when there is a clear connection between the past and the present.

Present Continuous Taalhulp Engels

Present Continuous

The present continuous (or present progressive) is a tense you use to talk about actions in the present that are going on or when you want to focus on duration.

Present simple Taalhulp Engels

Present Simple

The present simple (or simple present) is a tense in English that you use when you want to talk about short simple actions and habits in the present.