Month: January 2022

The singular they

In usage, it is possible to use the third person plural pronoun ‘They‘ to refer to a singular noun referent or antecedent. Over the years, it would have been a grammatically ill-constructed expression if the word ‘They‘ were used to refer...

When to use I or me

The Communicative Usage of I and Me These two personal pronouns (I and me) are first person singular pronouns, often used by the the one speaking in reference themselves (himself or herself) when speaking. We often mistakenly used them interchangeably. Even...

Prepositions

In English Language, some words express the relationship between a noun or a pronoun and other parts of a sentence.The relationship be; time relationship, position relationship, direction relationship among others.For example; ‘Ayisha placed the book on the table’, the word ‘on‘...

Adverbs

Meaning of Adverbs Adverbs are words that modify verbs, adjectives and other adverbs. E.g wonderfully, very, so, gradually etc.a. The lady writes beautifully. (modifies the verb ‘writes’)b. The lady writes beautifully legible. (modifies the adjective ‘legible’)c. The lady writes beautifully well....