If you just started learning English, you first need to know some basic rules of the language. Developing a solid foundation in English grammar will not only help you create your own sentences correctly but will also make it easier to improve your English language section. Here we are providing Daily top basic Grammar Rules of English Language to crack any competitive exams.
COMMON MISTAKES MADE WHILE WRITING
- ‘Though’ is followed by ‘yet’ and not by ‘but’.
Wrong: Though he is poor but he is honest.
Correct: Though he is poor yet he is honest.
- ‘Unless’ expresses a condition and is always used in the negative sense.
Thus ‘not’ is never used with Unless.
Wrong: Unless you do not work hard, you will not excel in the examination.
Correct: Unless you work hard, you will not excel in the examination.
- ‘When’ denotes a general sense and ‘While’ implies a time duration of doing something.
Wrong: When learning how to sing, technique is of utmost importance.
Correct: While learning how to sing, technique is of utmost importance.
- A Pronoun after: Like, unlike, let takes an objective case.
Wrong: You will never find a women like she.
Right: You will never find a women like her.
Wrong: Let I do it.
Right: Let me do it.
- Only ‘than’ should be used after ‘no other’.
Wrong: I like no other movie but Titanic.
Right: I like no other movie than Titanic.
- Certain noun always take the plural, verb their form is always plural.
Eg: Scissors, Trousers, Spectacles, Thanks, Premises
Wrong: The scissors are kept on the table.
Right: The scissors is kept on the table.
- When a number is followed by a noun denoting measure, length, money, number or weight these are not followed by another noun or pronoun, then they take plural form.
Eg : Million, Pair, Meter, Year, Dozen, foot
Wrong: This scare is nine yard long.
Right : This scare is nine yards long.