A cardinal number tells „how many.“ Cardinal numbers are also known as „counting numbers,“ because they show quantity.
Here are some examples using cardinal numbers:
Ordinal numbers tell the order of things in a set—first, second, third, etc. Ordinal numbers do not show quantity. They only show rank or position.
Here are some examples using ordinal numbers:
A nominal number names something—a telephone number, a player on a team. Nominal numbers do not show quantity or rank. They are used only to identify something.
Here are some examples using nominal numbers:
- jersey number 4
- zip code 02116
In general or right now?
Do you want to express that something happens in general or that something is happening right now?
|in general (regularly, often, never)
Colin plays football every Tuesday.
present actions happening one after another
First Colin plays football, then he watches TV.
Look! Colin is playing football now.
also for several actions happening at the same time
Colin is playing football and Anne is watching.
- every …
- at the moment
- at this moment
- right now
|Note: The following verbs are usually only used in Simple Present:
be, have, hear, know, like, love, see, smell, think, want
Here is only a picture of plural of nouns, but it can be useful for beginners. (Ovo je slika koja pokazuje kako se gradi množina nekih imenica i može biti korisna za početnike)
Each word is missing a letter. Put the correct letter in the circle to complete the word.
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 communication skills in both spoken and written English.
Study all the lessons below and incorporate your learning into your speaking and writing.
|1. Singular and Plural Nouns
2. Count Nouns vs. Non-Count Nouns
3. Possessive Nouns
5. ‘Be’ Verbs
6. Action Verbs
8. Comparative and Superlative Adjectives
10. Simple Tense
11. Progressive and Perfect Tense
12. Perfect Progressive Tense
13. Irregular Verbs
15. Infinitives 1
|16. Infinitives 2
17. Active Voice and Passive Voice
18. Indicative, Imperative, Subjunctive Mood
19. Auxiliary Verbs – ‘Be’, ‘Do’, ‘Have’
20. Auxiliary Verbs – ‘Will/Would’, ‘Shall/Should’
21. Auxiliary Verbs – ‘Can/Could’, ‘May/Might/Must’
22. Prepositions – ‘On’, ‘At’, ‘In’
23. Prepositions – ‘Of’, ‘To’, ‘For’
24. Prepositions – ‘With’, ‘Over’, ‘By’
25. Conjunctions – Coordinating and Correlative
26. Conjunctions – Subordinating
27. Conjunctive Adverbs
28. Articles – Indefinite and Definite