Grammar Lessons

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With good grammar, you can listen, read, speak and write well in English. This is the perfect place to start. The page is regularly updated with new material for all levels of English.

Funniest Cards Against Humanity combinations

At English42 we are great lovers of how language works - especially, of course, English. So we spend a lot of time showing our students how sentences are made. Basically,
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Using the future tense in English

In our newest Quick English video lesson, we teach a very important subject: how to use the future tense in English. Why is this so important? The future tense is
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Using English adverbs with adjectives

When you're speaking (or writing) in English you always have a choice: keep it simple, or try to be more descriptive. By using English adverbs with adjectives, you can make
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cae use of english part 1

The Trouble with Working in a Bank (CAE Use of English Part 1)

Working in a bank can cause serious problems, as we learn in our short Advanced English grammar & vocabulary test. This exercise is perfect practice if you are looking for a
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past tense in english

Using the past tense in English

Reading, Speaking, Listening, Writing: they can all be difficult in English. To be a good English communicator, you must to all 4 of them. And you in all 4 of
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How to Improve Your Writing (the easy way)

If you want to know how to improve your writing skills in English, we have a quick video which will teach you. At English42, we have been helping people to improve
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English at the Oscars: Practice IELTS Listening & Grammar

Movies are a great way to improve your English. Listen to a short report about a movie and study some quick grammar! A perfect exercise if you're an Intermediate English
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Using “a”, “an” & “the”: articles, English grammar and computers

Words like "a", "an" and "the" are called articles in English. They can be very difficult for some students. If you're from a country that speaks Arabic, Russian, Chinese, Korean
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Weekend Plans (the future tense in English)

What will you do this weekend? What are you going to do, and what are you doing? Why do we use future tenses? It's not just to talk about the
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Building complex sentences

Some time ago, we posted an interesting question on our Facebook page. Take a look and see if you can complete the short exercise. (answers are below) Here are the
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comparatives in english

Geography & Grammar: using comparatives in English

At English42, we love adjectives - words which we use to describe things. We also know that adjectives are important for using comparatives in English. This is when we say
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An amazing story – with English prepositions

Prepositions are really difficult - even for advanced English speakers! But we use prepositions every day, like in, to, at, on and from. Let's try to understand some basic prepositions.
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