There are a total of 13 basic modal auxiliary verbs in the English language. These are verbs that help the main verb form the correct meaning of sentences. With their help we can express desires, wishes, commands, needs or necessities. Their form never changes (even depending on the time). Modal verbs list: Can Will Must… Continue reading Modal verbs list
It is a slang abbreviation of “want to” and is used very often in both spoken and written English. It can be encountered in both the United States and the United Kingdom. It is used to express an opinion or request. The verb “wanna” was formed by a corruption of “want to” as a result… Continue reading Wanna meaning
The abbreviation “betcha” comes from the phrase “bet you“. It is a neo-slang created at the beginning of the 20th century. This form arose as a result of fast speech just from the phrase “bet you”. It is often used to express approval, confidence, a strong positive reaction or to encourage another person. It is… Continue reading Betcha meaning
Students of English who are trying to learn modal auxiliary verbs will find some examples of the use of these verbs useful. Will The modal auxiliary verb “will” express the future tense. Examples: I’ll give you a lift home after the party. I hope you will stay Will you carry this for me, please? I will… Continue reading Modal auxiliary verbs examples
These are verbs expressing needs, necessities, possibilities, desires or intentions. They always have 1 invariable form, which does not depend in any way on the tense, the subject or the action in the sentence. The main modal auxiliary verbs include: Can /Could May / Might Must / Have to Shall / Should Will / Would… Continue reading Modal auxiliary verbs
Auxiliary verbs are verbs that help the main verb to express time, feeling, or the past tense. They usually have no special meaning and are helpful to express a grammatical phenomenon. Auxiliary verbs are generally of two types: Primary auxiliary verbs – we will introduce these in this article. Modal auxiliary verbs – these are… Continue reading Primary Auxiliary verbs
The verb gonna is a shortened form of the verb “going to”, which is used to express the future. It is one of the most widely used English abbreviations that can be found in every English-speaking country. This informal and colloquial verb was created by quickly pronouncing the original form of “going to”. It helps… Continue reading Gonna meaning
The future tenses are used to describe most situations and events taking place in the future. They express both planned and unplanned events, predictions, spontaneous decisions or other events in the future and are generally divided into four basic tenses: Future simple Future continuous Future perfect Future perfect continuous Each tense uses different grammatical phenomena… Continue reading Future Tenses
The Future Perfect Continuous expresses the duration of activities that extend until a certain point in time in the future. Here are some examples. Future Perfect Continuous Tense Examples Examples of Affirmative sentences Construction of an affirmative sentence for The Future Perfect Continuous Tense: Subject + will + have + been + past participle +… Continue reading Future Perfect Continuous Tense Examples
The future perfect continuous expresses the duration of activities that extend until a certain point in time in the future. While this tense is hardly ever used in spoken English, it is still useful to know and understand it.
For a basic understanding of how this tense works, you need to be familiar with two very similar tenses: the past perfect continuous and the present perfect continuous. Both of these tenses are formed in the same way as the future perfect continuous tense.