Tag Archives: grammar


By | October 31, 2015

Pronoun merujuk pada kata-kata seperti  I, Me, My, Mine, We, Us, Ours, You, Yours, He, Him, His, dan lain-lain, yang dipakai untuk menggantikan orang atau benda yang sedang kita bicarakan. Ada beberapa jenis pronoun: personal pronoun, possessive pronoun, possessive determiner, dan reciprocal pronoun. Kita menggunakan pronoun ketika berbicara langsung dengan orang yang sedang kita ajak bicara (misalnya, you),… Read More »

The Past Perfect Continuous Tense

By | March 10, 2015

The Past Perfect Continuous Tense is used to describe: 1. something that started at some point in the past, continued for a period of time up to a certain point in the past, and was still in progress when another action took place. Examples: a. I had been living in Chicago for three years when all my families… Read More »

The Past Continuous Tense

By | February 26, 2015

The past continuous tense is used to describe: 1. an unfinished action  in the past that was interrupted by another action; Imagine you started to watch a TV program at around 7 pm last night. You continued to watch it for a few minutes. When you were in the middle of watching the program, which means your watching… Read More »

The Simple Present Tense, The Present Continuous Tense, The Present Perfect Tense, The Present Perfect Continuous Tense: Review Exercise 1

By | February 8, 2015

Instruction: Decide whether you should use the simple present tense, the present continuous tense, the present perfect tense, or the present perfect continuous tense. 1. Ana has a lot of friends, and she likes to write to them. She (write) … two letters a week. Right now she (write) … a letter to a friend living in Jakarta.… Read More »

Question Words: Exercise 2

By | January 30, 2015

Instruction: For each question word given, make a question based on the sentence. Example: John usually has scrambled eggs for breakfast. a. What: What does John usually have for breakfast? b. Who: Who usually has scrambled eggs for breakfast? 1. Pedestrians often throw away wastepaper on the sidewalk. a. Who b. What c. Where 2. Thirty nine students… Read More »

Few & A few: Pilih Yang Mana?

By | January 24, 2015

Few  dan a few dua-duanya dikelompokkan sebagai determiners, dan kalau digunakan dengan kata benda (noun), few dan a few diletakkan sebelum kata benda tersebut. Sekilas memang tampak sama. Tetapi, dilihat dari sisi makna sebenarnya berbeda. . Few Few berarti not many, alias tidak banyak, atau sedikit. Jika sobat pembaca mengatakan, misalnya, “Few people gathered in the town square’,… Read More »

Many/Much & A lot of: Exercise 2

By | January 23, 2015

Instruction: Decide whether to use many, much, or a lot of. 1. I need to buy a text book, but I don’t have … money. 2. She needs … glasses for the party. That’s why she has borrowed a hundred from her neighbor. 3. He seems to be dehydrated. He needs to drink … water. 4. I know… Read More »