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.
Saturday, January 28, 2012
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
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
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