Tuesday, April 3, 2012

List of Proper Nouns

Proper Nouns

 Samsung Mobile
Maruti Suzuki 800
 Mahindra Scorpio
Uttar Pradesh
 Empire State Building

Monday, April 2, 2012

Online Education is the need of today’s society

Knowledge is indeed power, and online and distance learning opens doors to people who otherwise would not seek higher education to learning goals. Best of all, these online learners, most of whom are non-traditional students have discovered that degrees accredited online colleges and universities, increasing revenue potential by providing a greater responsibility in their profession, and the best this allows them to make an important goal without completely interrupting the current obligations. There are many reasons why people decide to go back to school, and even at a later stage and age in your life. Below are some of the most important reason why it became so popular online education and distance learning: Secure your future investment time today - Many of the non-traditional students working in groups, institutions, governments, companies and foreign military, while the full-time, they use their spare time to earn a diploma, masters or doctoral degrees, which directly affect future job opportunities and professional development.

Saturday, March 24, 2012

Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms & Antonyms are an integral part of grammar. Primarily it enhances the vocabulary. It also encourages replacing the old words with new one & thus brings newness in saying something. Exploring new words is very motivating & interesting. Besides, using different synonyms & antonyms attracts the readers and listeners. Hence the speaker can leave an excellent impression. It also spices up the conversation.
But all this can only happen when these are used effectively & at the right place. For example the synonyms for the word student are pupil, scholar, undergraduate, learner etc. The word student means a person studying in a school or a college while pupil means a person or child studying in school or privately with a teacher. Their usage will be clearer with the following example. I am an engineering student. He is a pupil of famous singer, Lata Mangeshkar. Similarly the word scholar means someone who has expertise in some field. Raman is a maths scholar. This means that Raman in expert in Maths. Thus the reader or speaker should ensure that the synonyms are used efficiently.
Likewise, using the antonyms effectively brings vividness in speaking & writing and also makes them vibrant. The antonyms are basically used to show contrast. The distinction can be for time such as day- night or morning – evening, for colours like light – dark, dull – bright, for comparison like big – small, tall- short, for describing personality ugly- beautiful, elegant- inelegant etc.
Therefore the appropriate use of Antonyms & Synonyms makes the text & speech striking.

Apostrophe and Semicolon

It is used to show possession or ownership.
Example : This is Sameer’s book. This sentence shows that Sameer is the owner of this book

Apostrophe is also used to join two words
Does + Not = Doesn’t.
Do + not = Don’t,
Could + not = couldn’t

Like conjunctions, it is used to join two sentences.
Examples :
Read the instructions thoroughly; don't overlook any of them.
When in doubt, mumble; when in trouble, delegate.


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As per the Moodle website “It is a global development project designed to support a social constructionist framework of education.” Moodle comes under GNU public license. The site provides a forum where constant discussions about education take place.

Thursday, March 22, 2012

How Not to learn English- This stuff is good!

This time an awkward topic but important to understand.Know how you should not learn English.

Get an English Teacher Online

Get an English Teacher Online
As the global economy develops and grows exponentially every year, multi-cultural communication is becoming increasingly important. The growing between people from different cultures is more important than ever that the majority of people in the world learn to speak the same language. It seems, at least for now, that language is English. Although there are several hundred languages are spoken in the world, English is the language spoken most often at the moment. English is not the oldest on the planet, in fact, only about modern English, as the 1600th It is also not the easiest language to learn; That honor belongs to Esperanto is a language that is specially trained in less than half the time in any other language on the planet. Hodge-podge strange English languages in the world rooted in Germanic languages. Over time, different influences have made their mark on English culture and language, which is quite complex, but a popular language we know today. The world is full of old, beautiful and expressive language, and millions of people want to see another language known in the business world, but the fact is that better or worse, English is the language closest to the world than we do now. At least there is something.

Get Teacher Online

The good news is that it is easier than ever to learn English. ESL (English as a Second Language) programs to develop and improve the world. Now, technology is a quantum leap in ESL delivery. Thanks to communication technology, people around the world can learn English online on the web an English teacher. This is one of the most practical applications of Web technology is characterized by long periods of time. Now you can learn English conversation, business, or anywhere an Internet connection in the world, live webcam. Those of us who have taught over the Internet, usually say the same thing - the students do not miss that personal interaction. With this new method is not much different from a private teacher sitting across the table.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Essay Writing

Essay writing is an art and it is important for a student to learn the basics of essay writing. It is a precise which reflects ones own thoughts. Essays can be of different types like :-

1- Personal Essay
2- Objective Essay
3- Universal Essay
4- Descriptive Essay
5- Narrative Essay
6- Evaluation Essay

Parts of an Essay

An essay typically consists of the following parts:-

1- Introduction- This is the starting point for an essay so we should try and make it interesting and engaging. The reader should become interested in reading the entire essay once he starts reading the essay.

2- Body- This is the main part of an essay. All the main ingredients of essay should come in this part. It can consist of many paragraph and every paragraph should have some unique essence in it.

3- Conclusion- This is the paragraph which should reflect your main motive and crux behind your writing the essay.


Similar words are known as "Synonyms" . But do not get confused, these words might not have the same meaning.

Some examples of synonyms are given below:-

Audition- Perform

to appear- to seem

bloodless- cold

clerk- receptionist

to consult- to refer to

deliberate- planned

denims- jeans

to differentiate- to distinguish

enormous - huge, immense

exactly - precisely

Monday, February 27, 2012

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012

English Learning Games

If you are worried how to make your child learn English then do not worry at all. There are lots of games available online which you can use to make your child learn the basics of English language.

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This is a website where you can finds loads of free games for learning English online. The site has number games,color games, food games, animal games,vocabulary games, clothing games etc.

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Types of Adjectives

Comparative Degree is used to compare only two things
Superlative degree is used to compare more than two things or a set of things.

Now answer a question….What will be the Comparative & Superlative degree for Beautiful?
Is it Beautifuler&Beautifulest?
Have you heard these words ever?
No …..So what will be the correct answer?
Not able to guess ..
Let me tell you. The correct answer is More Beautiful & Most Beautiful.
There are many such words in which we prefix More / Most in the Comparative/ Superlative degree respectively.
What about the adjective ‘Good’? Will we use ‘gooder’ or ‘more good’ for the comparative and ‘most good’ for the superlative degree? The answer is that we use ‘better’ for the comparative and ‘best’ for the superlative degree. Simillarly, for the adjective, ‘bad’, we use ‘worse’ for the comparative degree and ‘worst’ for the superlative degree.

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Common English Words

We come across many types of English words in our life so I thought why not compile a list of the most commonly used English words. Here, in this post, I have made a list of the most common list of English words with the help of Englishleap.com.


For a full list of English words, visit:- English Words

Saturday, January 28, 2012

A special website designed for Indian learners

EnglishLeap.com has been developed by Leap Learning Solutions Private Limited, an Indian company headquartered in New Delhi. The team behind this website have ensured that each and every feature is developed keeping the Indian consumer in mind. As an example, there are lessons around Indian festivals like Diwali and Holi. There are also lessons around popular sports like cricket. In fact, it was surprising to find that there were lessons on Indian movies and Bollywood actors. Such lessons help the Indian learners improve their English in a familiar environment.

A functionality which has been found quite useful by Indian learners is about correcting Indianisms. There are some peculiar English usage by Indians which is different from any other country. For example, words and phrases like aeroplane, prepone, doing the needful are used by Indians often but which constitute incorrect English usage. EnglishLeap.com works on identifying and removing such Indianisms from the learners vocabulary.

Given the fact that this website has been designed keeping in mind the needs of the Indian consumers, it has had a fantastic response from all over the country.Surprisingly, the website has had repeat visitors not only from the metropolitan cities, where net penetration is high, but also from the Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities.

English Proverbs

A lie travels round the world while truth is putting her boots on.

You cannot get to the top by sitting on your bottom.

A good conscience is a soft pillow.

An idle brain is the devil's workshop.

A stitch in time saves nine.

A thing of beauty is a joy forever.

Discretion is the better part of valor.

Great talkers are little doers.

He is rich who owes nothing.

Love conquers all.

Small things come in small packages.

Dead men tell no lies.

Every man has his price.

Give and take is fair play.

Fine words butter no parsnips.

Marry in haste, repent at leisure.

A bird in a hand is worth two in a bush.

Tuesday, January 24, 2012


A tense in English grammar is something which locates a particular situation. Tense indicates when the time of assertion, time of completion, or time of evaluation occurs.In Latin, there are six tenses- Present,Imperfect,Future,Perfect,Pluperfect and Future perfect.

There are various kinds of English grammar tenses:-
1- Simple Present Tense
2- Simple Past Tense
3- Present Perfect Progressive
4- Present Perfect Simple
5- Future continuous
6- Future Perfect continuous


Simple present tenses

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Uses of Prepositions

Use of Preposition

Prepositions can work as a:-

Modifier to a verb
Modifier to a noun
Complement of a noun
Complement of another preposition etc.


The book is on the table.
The rat is in the hole.
Ferry me across the river.
The bird is sitting on the roof.
The decision went in favor of the batsmen.
He lives in Delhi.
The store is located at the corner.
Joseph is in the building.
The mat is on the floor.
Zoo is on the left.
He is walking towards the river.
The lecture hall is to your right.

Reference:- FREE Guide to Preposition

Friday, January 6, 2012

Tutorial on Interjections

Words that express sudden feeling and emotions are known as interjections. An interjection is sometimes expressed as a single word or non-sentence phrase and is often followed by a punctuation mark.


Reference:- Interjections:Meaning and Types of Interjections