Grammar is usually the unpleasant part of language learning, because the rules in a foreign language can be completely different than in your native language.
On Lingolía, we explain all the important information in a brief and simple way. We also provide exercises, so you can test and solidify the things you’ve just learned. In this way, we hope to keep some of the horror of grammar at bay.
At least in English each pronoun doesn’t have an extra ending. However, that doesn’t mean it’s easy: there are a lot more tenses in English than in German. With illustrated examples, we explain here how to use and construct each different tense.
With all the many tenses of English, it’s often difficult to know which tense is the correct one to use. Our comparisons help explain the most important differences in usage.
Here you can find information about helping verbs, modal verbs, the infinitive and gerund, participles, phrasal verbs, the imperative, passive, and subjunctive.
In this part of the website, there are explanations and exercises regarding the English articles a/the, making nouns plural, and forming the genitive with ’s and of.
For pronouns, we have explanations and information about personal pronouns, possessive pronouns, reflexive pronouns, relative pronouns, demonstrative pronouns, and indefinite pronouns.
Adjectives describe nouns, while adverbs describe verbs, adjectives, or other adverbs. Here you will find information on constructing adjectives and adverbs in their normal and comparative forms, as well as learning how to differentiate between adjectives and adverbs.
Prepositions are tricky, because they can’t be translated 1:1. In order to make this confusing topic a bit easier to understand, we’ve put together a list of common prepositions (including examples and translations).
As well as general tips on word order in declarative sentences, negation, and questions, you can also find information on question tags, short answers, conjunctions, indirect questions, participle clauses, if-clauses, relative clauses, and indirect speech here.