The grammar of stative & dynamic verbs

Grammar difference between stative and dynamic verbs Dynamic verbs can be used in continuous tenses. Stative (or ‘state’) verbs are generally not used in continuous tenses. For example: I am knowing John. I know John. I am understanding what the teacher is saying.  I understand what the teacher is saying.    Even when we are … Read more

Stative and dynamic verbs

Verbs can be divided into two types: stative and dynamic verbs. Stative verbs are also known as state verbs and dynamic verbs are also known as action verbs. Do you know the difference between stative and dynamic verbs? Do you know about an important grammar rule that applies to stative and dynamic verbs? Read the … Read more

Present perfect continuous

Present perfect tenses are used to talk about situations that connect the past to now. Present perfect continuous is formed using: have / has + been + [verb] + ing For example: I have been running. Have you been running? He has been studying. Has he been studying? Do you know when to use present … Read more

The future simple tense

The future simple tense has two forms in English – ‘will’ and ‘(be) going to’. When you use the future simple tense to talk about the future, using ‘will’ or ‘(be) going to’ can alter the meaning of what you are saying. Read the information below to see what the differences are and when to … Read more