Identical twin sisters get married to two different men. And, how important it is for the two ‘husbands’ to discrete their respective ‘wives’ for the discreet-actions. Rings a bell- Discrete v/s Discreet? That is what HOMONYMS are! And there are hundreds of ’em in the English language. Presenting to you 50 such difficult homonyms with examples and sentences – solutions you won’t forget ever! Be it a grammar test, the English section of CAT, CLAT, GRE, Bank PO, CSAT or any other competitive entrance exam – trust me, you are all set.
In the last twelve years of my working as a Motivational Speaker, if there is one fiery need that I have identified across School / College campuses in Asian countries- it is that of improving English, both spoken and written. As the world becomes more global, this need becomes more pronounced.
I wish this need were limited only to the students/ youth only. Unfortunately it is not. People in the corporate sector; at the end of my corporate training will silently / secretly want to get answered the same question. 🙂
If you are interested to know the ‘Real Secret’ behind becoming better at English speaking / writing skills in just a few months’ this is the blog post for you!
When I was in school, English grammar concepts used to give me nightmares. Prounouns, Verbs, Adjectives, Adverbs – all sounded Greek to me! And these are all important concepts from an exam point of view. Somehow, I managed my way past them. So, I have attempted to make the English grammar rules regarding these concepts easier for you. Below are some of the most common grammatical mistakes people do when it comes to pronouns, verbs, adjectives & adverbs. I have tired to present the rules in the most awesome unforgettable way so that it becomes easier for you.
SVA or Subject Verb Agreement is a very important concept in English grammar. Many of the entrance exams (CAT, CLAT, GMAT, GRE, IELTS, TOEFL, BANK PO, NDA ) test students students on the rules based on subject verb agreement. Even after they are done, written aptitude tests / WAT (taken after you clear CAT by most top B-schools these days) will test your writing skills and mettle. Hence, SVA is one touchy topic where you do not want to go wrong! It makes all the more sense to brush up what you so happily left behind in school! This blogpost will give you ALL that you need to know about English grammar rules for subject verb agreement and how to use them when the questions appear in your entrance exams.
A lot of people feel that English Grammar rules for articles, tenses & conjunctions are pretty tough. Articles, really? They are the easiest of the lot! But not to fret, it’s not quite late yet. And nothing that a little practice cannot beat. This post deals with English grammar rules for articles, tenses and conjunctions and how to handle them. In view of the constraints of time that a student / learner of English faces today, I believe that it will be all the more useful that fundas / rules on Grammar & English be given as briefly as possible to make a point succinctly. And that’s what I have tried to do here.