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The Subjunctive and Imperative Moods

The present subjunctive The present subjunctive is used to talk about importance, recommendations or wishes. The infinitive without to is used. For example Be Not be The present subjunctive is used in a that-clause that is placed after the main…

What Is Modality in English Grammar?

Modality in English grammar is a way of examining and talking about the following concepts: Obligation and necessity You must wear a helmet. (Modal verb) You have to wear a helmet. (Auxiliary verb) Nouns, adjectives and other parts of speech…

What are Performative verbs?

Performative verbs describe the actions we do as we speak. The verb and the action must be the same. The verb is the action that we do as we speak. The sentence begins and ends at the same time that…

Write Better Emails

Non-native English speakers often have trouble writing emails in English without grammar errors. Even those who have almost mastered the language sometimes tend to translate incorrect structures from their mother tongue to English. Many native English speakers also make mistakes.…