Stop by our friendly HELP! Desk and learn a few do's and don't's of English grammar. At the HELP! Desk, English grammar is made easy to understand. Ask that question that you've needed an answer to in our interactive forum. Listen to an audio of a story written by an ESL student. All our examples are authentic student-generated language. Whether you are a native speaker or somebody learning English as a Second Language, whether you are a student or writing a business letter, we have the answers for you! Writing, grammar, communication, podcasts, audio stories, and more! We're open 24/7, and we're interactive. A new podcast every week.
My Pet, My Dog: Americans' Love Affair with Pets
Americans are in love with pets: Dogs, cats, fish, hamsters, birds. Some Americans even have pet rocks! Today we interview one American dog owner; join us!
Noun-Pronoun Agreement: Mr. President and the First Lady
Nouns and pronouns must get along in English! They must agree about things like person (I, you, he/she/it, they) and number (singular or plural). In today's podcast, we practice with agreement of nouns and pronouns and listen to some examples from your essays. And there are opportunities for you to practice as well.
What Is a Verb? We Podcast about English Grammar
What is a verb? For the learner of English, the answer isn't always so obvious. In today's podcast, we learn the difference between time reference and verb tense. Join us as we explore the past, the present and the future!
English Grammar: Gerunds and Infinitive Phrases_Pattern_4
If you want to be confused with English grammar, just look at the problem of gerunds and infinitive phrases! At the ESL Help! Desk, with our podcasts, we make it easy for you. In this lesson, we discuss the pattern Verb + Noun or Pronoun + Infinitive Phrase.
English Grammar: Gerunds and Infinitive Phrases_10_2
If you want to be confused with English grammar, just look at the problem of gerunds and infinitive phrases! At the ESL Help! Desk, with our podcasts, we make it easy for you. In this lesson, we discuss verbs when the object is an infinitive phrase.
Present Perfect Continuous: How've You Been Feeling Lately?
Ever wonder when to use present perfect continuous? Ever wonder how it's different from present perfect? Here we will answer your questions and give you lots of examples from authentic language.