Word Order in English Sentences (eBook) - English Lessons Brighton
A complete introduction to word order and sentence structure in English, taking you from patterns of Subject-Verb-Object through to specific word types, phrases and clauses, and how they fit together and can be rearranged. Available to download in .PDF (print version), .ePub (for most eReaders) or .mobi (for Kindle)– you can choose which file to download after purchase. (Also available in paperback here.)
14 Typical Mistakes With Prepositions | Grammar Newsletter
To/At“At” tells where an object or subject is while “to” refers to another location. For example:We arrived at the station.Mary returned to the store.For/Since“For” measures time while “since” refers to a specific period. For example,He has been traveling for five years.He’s been with the company since it was established.Dates and TimesUse “in” or “for” with general measurements and “on” or “at” for specific dates. For example:Muriel has a meeting in the morning.The term paper is du
Common Confusing Preposition Pairs
Among / betweenAmong means surrounded by, in the company of, or being a member of a larger set. For example:She was among the first 50 students to enroll in the music program.Wild mushrooms were hidden among the roots of the tree.Between means at, into or across the space separating two objects or separating two points in time. For example:The children snack between lunch and dinner.The border between the US and Canada is the longest undefended border in the world.Around / aboutArou
Prepositions are words that show a relationship between nouns or pronouns and other words or phrases in a sentence. It’s important to understand which prepositions to use in which situation.