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English! English!! English!!! Everywhere English! Why so? English is the window to the world. It gives a clear vision of the advancement of everything in the world. Though English is the language of a particular country, it is considered and made an international language. English has become a part and parcel of everyone's life in every field.

The mother tongue of one can serve the purpose only in his motherland. But English is essential for all purposes in the world of science and technology. When good and correct written English is necessary for high class white collar jobs, literary statements, documents, job interviews and professions etc., good and understandable English is a must even in shopping complexes, mall, restaurants, booking offices etc.

So speaking and writing correct English is as assurance to your job and as asset to your bright future. Hence, I gladly invite you all to learn English and be the masters of English.

Lessons by Miss A. Veronica Mary M.A., M.Ed., (English), (Retd. PG in English), St. Joseph's Hr. Sec. School, Bon Secours Convent.


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1. Parts of SpeechThe first step to learn English is to know about the parts of speech. It is very important to know to know about the work done by the different parts of speech in a sentence. Then only you will be able to place them in the proper places and use them corre
2. Kinds of NounYou should have a thorough knowledge of nouns. What are nouns? Nouns are names given to persons, places, thing etc. Noun plays an important role in a sentence. If you know the different kinds of noun, it will be easy for you to write correct sentence.
3. Noun - GenderWhen you mention a noun, it is necessary for you to know its gender. Some of other parts of speech must be used according to the gender of the noun already used. The following list will help in this regard.
4. Noun - NumberNoun number shows whether a noun is in singular or is in plural. And this 'number' plays vital role in English. We can see the different methods of forming plurals in this lesson.
5. The SubstitutesThis lesson will help you to avoid repetition of nouns in your sentence or passage. You can use other words in the place of nouns. Such words are called pronouns. We can see about pronouns in this lesson.

More about Pronouns:

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6. The Role of the Pronoun ITMost of us don't know how we can use the pronoun 'it' in different ways (different places). Now in this chapter, we can see how 'it' is used in different places.
7. Kinds of PronounThere are some words that are used as pronouns which we may not know that they are pronouns. Such pronouns, according to their work are classified into different kinds. This lesson deals with the different kinds of pronouns with proper definition.

Be well versed with tenses:

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8. The VerbVerb is the very very important part of speech. We say it is the 'soul' of a sentence because without the verb, a sentence cannot give a complete sense / meaning. The verbs have various kinds. Now we are going to see them in this lesson.
9. TensesWhen you think of a verb, you should think of its tense also. It is a must for us to learn tenses. There are three tenses namely present tense, past tense and future tense. We will see them in this lesson.
10. Tenses and Their FormsTabular column of tenses with details for making sentences in each type.
11. The Uses of TensesWe have seen the different tenses and forms in the previous lessons. But many of us may be confused when and where these tenses can this. Let's see them in detail in this lesson.
12. Uses of Past and Future TenseIn this lesson you will learn about uses of past and future tenses, how to use them and examples

Advanced knowledge about the Verb:

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13. Forms of VerbsIn this lesson you will learn about different forms of verbs and how to used them appropriately
14. Auxiliaries and ModalsAuxiliaries and modals help to express permission, necessity, possibility etc. Now, let's learn them in this lesson.
15. ModalsLet us continue to learn about modals in detail in this lesson.
16. Active and Passive VoiceNow in this lesson we can see how the auxiliaries are used to form passive forms.

Improve your spoken English:

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17. Auxiliaries in QuestionsIn this lesson, we will learn how the auxiliaries are used to frame different types of questions.
18. Polite Way of TalkingHere are some tips for you for the polite way of talking

Know about the adjectives:

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19. The AdjectiveJust like the verb, the adjectives also play an important part in a sentence. There are different kinds of adjectives. We shall see these in this chapter.
20. Formation of AdjectivesAdjectives are formed from nouns, verbs and other adjectives. This chapter deals in detail with it.

An interesting note on adjectives:

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21. Comparison of AdjectivesAdjectives change in form to show comparison . They are called the three Degrees of comparison. Let's learn it in this chapter.
22. The Different Ways of using Certain Comparatives and SuperlativesThere are certain adjectives which are used in different ways as comparative and superlative. This lesson deals with such adjectives.
23. Adjectives ContinuedWe studied that adjectives are the words which qualify the nouns. Not only that. You should also know about the adjectives which are used as nouns. Let's see them now.

A detailed study of the Adverb:

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24. The AdverbAn adverb is a word which modifies the meaning of a verb, an adjective or another adverb.
25. Forms of AdverbThere are different forms in adverb. Some words are there which are used sometimes as adjectives and sometimes as adverbs. Let's learn them in this lesson.
26. Position of AdverbIt is necessary for us to know the position [place] of different adverbs in a sentence. Now let's learn it in this lesson.

Other important parts of speech:

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27. The PrepositionsPreposition is also an important part of speech and also it plays a very interesting role in the construction of a sentence.
28. Kinds of PrepositionsDear friends, we have seen what is a preposition and its role in a sentence. Now, we are going to study the different kinds/classes of prepositions.
29. The Prepositions Which Need Special NoticeThere are some prepositions, which need a special attention. They should be used very carefully to convey the correct meaning.
30. Verbs Nouns Adjectives Participles Followed by PrepositionsSome verbs, nouns, adjectives and participles are always followed by particular prepositions. Now, let's learn some of them with sentences.