Certificate in English Grammar

Certificate in English Grammar

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Improving your English

English is a mix of a number of different languages, it was brought to Britain from Germany and the Netherlands.

Homonyms, Homophones and Homographs

Homographs are words with different meanings and pronunciations but same spellings, while homonyms are words with different meanings but same spellings and pronunciations. Homographs are words such as read (reed) and read (red).


The basic elements of English Grammar.


Nouns are words that stand for people, places, ideas or things, nouns are classified differently depending on how they are used.


Adjectives are words that describe or modify another person or thing in the sentence. The Articles ‘a’, ‘an’, and ‘the’ are adjectives.


Verbs are action words, or doing words. They tell us what somebody or something is doing in a sentence.


An adverb is a part of speech that describes or modifies a verb, an adjective, another adverb, clause, or sentence. Adverbs are words that tells us more about verbs


Participles are formed from verbs. There are two types: present participles and past participles. Present participles end …ing. Past participles have various endings.


Verbs which express actions anytime in the past are said to be in the past tense. Verbs which express present actions are said to be in the present tense. Verbs which express actions in the future are said to be in the future tense.

Perfect Tenses

There are three perfect tenses in English, they are used to show action already completed.