Active and Passive Voice

Active and Passive Voice

Sometimes active and passive voice can be confusing. Let’s review the active voice first with an example sentence: Robin locked the door. The subject is “Robin” and “door” is receiving the action (or object of the verb “locked”. The emphasis is on the subject, “Robin” because she is doing the action. We use the passive […]

Noun Clauses after “be”

Noun Clauses after “be”

Q: What is a noun clause? A: The noun clause is a part of a sentence with a subject and a predicate. A predicate is the verb and all the words associated with the verb that tell something about the subject. A noun clause functions as a noun. Instead of just one word as the […]

Pronunciation Skills

Pronunciation Skills

Improve your understanding and pronunciation of American English.   You don’t have to be an expert in the English language.  Even the slightest modification of an accent can help improve communication.