Imply vs Infer

The English verbs imply and infer are often confused by English speakers. That's not to imply that you're one of them, but if that's how you infer it, go ahead and read this lesson.

Irregular verbs

A list of the most common irregular English verbs, including their simple past conjugations and present and past participles.

   

Stationary vs Stationery

The words stationary and stationery are often confused by English speakers due to their similar spelling and pronunciation. If you remain stationary in front of your computer, you can copy this lesson onto your own stationery.

   

   

   

More than vs Over

Though it's no longer official, over is widely considered incorrect when used in front of a number; the correct term is more than. You'll have learned more than you need to know once you've read over this lesson.

   

   

   

Advice vs Advise

The words advice and advise are often confused in English. I advise you to read through this lesson so you will no longer need advice on this matter.

Present perfect

The present perfect shows continuity between a relationship or an action that began in the past and continues into the present. It is formed with the simple present of HAVE plus the past participle.