American English Grammar Review

Auxiliary Verb Grammar Review

An episode of American English Grammar Review

By Bill Green
Billgreen54 has created this refresher podcast just for you. American English Grammar Review is all about studying English again. Do you remember what verbs do? What about nouns? Do you remember all of your pronouns? What is an interjection? Billgreen54 is an ESL teacher. He has taught over 15,000 hours of English. In this podcast, he shares English in an understandable way. Have fun learning English again!
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Common Verbs with Infinitive Review
I enjoy travel, traveling or to travel? Which is correct and why? Bill helps explain a few common word combinations.
03:39
March 26, 2019
Past, Present, Future, So, Neither, Too Review
Adverbs and conjunctions are used in all tenses. Why and how we do that is explained in this episode!
03:11
March 25, 2019
So, Neither, Too Present Tense Explained
So, neither and too come from different parts of English. It is important to understand how they are used. Bill explains in simple to understand English!
02:39
March 24, 2019
Quantifiers & Comparative Adjectives Review
What are quantifiers? What are adjectives? How do we talk about things understandably? English is a step by step, day by day adventure! Let Bill help you understand and speak great English!
03:10
March 23, 2019
Comparative Adjectives Negative As & As Review
Adjectives describe nouns and feelings. Comparatives are all about two! Comparing two objects with as & as is another way to do it!
03:27
March 22, 2019
Present Perfect Simple & Continuous Review 3
Study your adverbs and participle two if you want to communicate in English! The perfect tenses are usually a challenge for most students. Bill explains English in simple English.
04:34
March 21, 2019
Present Perfect Simple & Continuous Review 2
Listen again and again to this second in a two part lesson. Present perfect is not difficult if you have studied third form and adverbs!
03:34
March 20, 2019
Present Perfect Simple & Continuous Review 1
Present Perfect is usually the last tense studied by ESL students. That is in part because there are many elements that must be learned before! Bill helps explain in this episode.
03:47
March 19, 2019
Present Perfect Time Adverbs American English
Adverbs are essential in the English language. Do we need adverbs to form a sentence? No... Do we need adverbs at clearly communicate? Yes...
06:36
March 18, 2019
Past Simple & Past Continuous Explained
Past simple and past continuous are often used together. How do we do that? Bill explains in simple to understand English!
05:53
March 17, 2019
Irregular Verb Review Three American English
There are something close to 150 irregular verbs used in everyday English! This is the third part of this subject! Have fun with English!
03:21
March 16, 2019
Irregular Verb Review Two American English
Verbs are needed to create a sentence in English. Every sentence in English must have a verb to be grammatically correct. Billgreen54 explains English in simple and understandable ways.
02:57
March 15, 2019
Irregular Verb Review One American English
How many irregular verbs are used in everyday English? Find out when Bill explains irregular verbs in the first of a two part lesson.
03:49
March 14, 2019
Contrasting Linking Words Explained
There are many linking words in English. Knowing how to use them will help you better communicate! Have fun with this episode!
03:40
March 13, 2019
Organize & Summarize Linking Words
Bill explains linking words in easy to understand American English. Have fun with this episode!
02:11
March 12, 2019
Adding Information Linking Words
How can we add information to our statements. Find out more with Bill as he explains linking words.
03:48
March 11, 2019
Linking Words and Results Explained
Linking words and how they are used explained in simple terms by Billgreen54 ESL Tutor!
02:52
March 10, 2019
Linking Words Reasons and Why!
Linking words connect other words! That is a simple thought! Learn more with Bill in this episode!
04:22
March 9, 2019
"Will and Going to" Tenses Explained
"Will" is a modal auxiliary verb and "Going to" is a phrase. They are used to refer to the same time and more! Bill explains just for you!
04:17
March 8, 2019
Present Continuous For The Future Explained
Tenses are used many more ways than most students learn at the early stages of English. Bill explains how to use present continuous for  the future!
05:39
March 7, 2019
Work Out, Set Up, Take Up Phrasal Verbs
"Take up" has several meanings including "Learn". Bill explains why in this episode!
04:02
March 6, 2019
Come On, Come In, Go Down Phrasal Verbs
Phrasal Verbs are always a fun part of English! It's just the way people speak! Bill explains in simple American English!
03:44
March 5, 2019
Make Up, Take Over, Come Out Phrasal Verbs
Make up? Is it a phrasal verb or noun? Of course, it's both! Find out more with Billgreen54!
03:01
March 4, 2019
Go Out, Point Out, Find Out Phrasal Verbs
Lets go out! What does that mean and how many other ways can we use this phrasal verb?
03:42
March 3, 2019
Pick Up, Go Back, Come Back Phrasal Verbs
Pick up can be literal and idiomatic! What does that mean? Find out when Bill explains!
04:58
March 2, 2019
Go On, Carry Out, Set Up Phrasal Verbs
Phrasal verbs are all about everyday English. They can be idiomatic or literal and sometimes both! Find out more with Billgreen54!
03:50
March 1, 2019
Fourteen Everyday American English Expressions
Literal or idiomatic? Can you see it happening? It's literal! Can't see it happening? It's idiomatic! Have fun with this episode!
03:15
February 28, 2019
Thirteen English Expressions Review
No matter what a person says or does, the main idea is to communicate. Bill explains English in simple terms!
03:33
February 27, 2019
Eight English Expressions Grammar Review
There are so many ways to communicate in all languages! Expressions are just one!
02:45
February 26, 2019
Nine American English Expressions Review
English is always fun to study and learn. The basics start with A, B, C! From there, anything goes! The main idea is to learn how people communicate!
02:47
February 25, 2019
Eleven American English Expressions Review
Countless English expressions are spoken every second of every day! Have fun with this episode!
03:11
February 24, 2019
Ten English Expressions Grammar Review
English expressions are everywhere! Learn more with Billgreen54!
03:36
February 23, 2019
Twelve American English Expressions
To the advanced speaker, expressions are used in everyday speech. Do you need to study common English expressions? Simple answer... Yes! Bill explains a few English expressions that will help you understand others!
03:49
February 22, 2019
Six Everyday English Expressions
Phrases, idioms, expressions... These are just a small part of the English language! Why do we need to know expressions in English? Bill explains why and how to use them!
04:05
February 21, 2019
Past Simple Verb Grammar Review
The verbs be, do, go, have, are all commonly used in English. Find out why when Billgreen54 explains American English!
03:30
February 20, 2019
Past Simple Tense Grammar Review
What is past simple? It is a tense in the English language! Which verbs are commonly used with this tense? Billgreen54 explains grammar in simple to understand ways!
03:01
February 19, 2019
Present Simple Verb Tense Review
Present simple? Infinitive? First form? What are the most common verbs used and why? Find out in this episode!
03:02
February 18, 2019
Present Simple Tense Review
Now, actions, the past, schedules are different ways we use present simple. Find out more in the episode with Billgreen54!
03:17
February 17, 2019
Days & Months Grammar Review
Just seven days in the week and twelve months in the year! What about that pronunciation? Billgreen54 explains with a little grammar and California accent!
02:50
February 16, 2019
Ordinal Numbers Grammar Review
Ordinal numbers are all about "first, second, third". Learn more with this grammar review!
03:28
February 15, 2019
Cardinal Numbers Grammar Review
Cardinal? Ordinal? Which is which? Find out when Billgreen54 explains numbers!
02:50
February 14, 2019
The Alphabet Grammar Review
The alphabet is just the beginning to your language learning journey. Have fun as Billgreen54 uses his California English to help you with your pronunciation!
03:12
February 13, 2019
"No Way & Oops" Interjections Grammar Review
Interjections are another fun part of English! Billgreen54 explains English so you understand it!
02:19
February 12, 2019
"Ouch & Bravo" Interjections Grammar Review
Positive or negative? Bill explains in the episode!
02:44
February 11, 2019
"Alrighty & Okay" Interjections Grammar Review
Did you know that Interjections stand alone! Study English with Billgreen54 ESL Teacher!
02:37
February 10, 2019
"My God & Darn It" Interjections Grammar Review
Oh Oh! My Gosh! There are many interjections in English! Study English with Billgreen54!
02:42
February 9, 2019
"What & Wow" Interjections Grammar Review
What is much more than a question word! Study English with Billgreen54 ESL Teacher!
02:39
February 8, 2019
"Oh Dear & I Never" Interjections Grammar Review
Interjections can be positive, negative and more! Billgreen54 explains English understandably!
02:27
February 7, 2019
"No" Interjection Grammar Review
How to use the word "No" as an interjection? Bill explains American English!
02:51
February 6, 2019
"Hello" Interjection Grammar Review
Hello:) Hi:) How do they work and why? Billgreen54 explains how to use Interjections!
02:50
February 5, 2019
Interjections Grammar Review
What are interjections? How do they work? Billgreen54 explains in this easy to understand audio lesson!
02:22
February 4, 2019
Intensive Pronouns Grammar Review
Intensive pronouns! What are they? How do they work? Billgreen54 ESL teacher explains!
02:25
February 3, 2019
Reflexive Pronouns Grammar Review
Pronouns replace nouns. That sounds easy. Let Billgreen54 help you with your English!
02:24
February 2, 2019
Relative Pronouns Grammar Review
Billgreen54 teaches English in easy to understand ways!
02:30
February 1, 2019
Reciprocal Pronouns Grammar Review
Study American English with Billgreen54 ESL Teacher!
02:20
January 31, 2019
Possessive Pronouns Grammar Review
Pronouns replace nouns! That's simple! What do Possessive pronouns do? Let Billgreen54 help with your English! 
02:23
January 30, 2019
Indefinite Pronouns Grammar Review
Indefinite pronouns don't refer to any one thing. Study English with Bill.
03:11
January 29, 2019
Interrogative Pronouns Grammar Review
Interrogative pronouns are easy to learn with Billgreen54!
02:40
January 28, 2019
Demonstrative Pronoun Grammar Review
Bill explains in easy to understand English. Study demonstrative pronouns with Billgreen54!
02:35
January 27, 2019
Personal Pronouns Grammar Review
Personal pronouns are easy when Billgreen54 explains in simple terms!
02:51
January 26, 2019
"Pronouns" Explained American English Grammar Review
Latest episode of American English Grammar Review
03:01
January 25, 2019
"Recently/Already" Adverbs Grammar Review
Already is used in past simple and perfect!
01:47
January 24, 2019
"Quickly/Fast" Adverbs Grammar Review
Fast is both an adjective and adverb!
01:51
January 23, 2019
"Slowly/Carefully" Adverbs Grammar Review
Slowly and carefully are used in everyday speech!
01:42
January 22, 2019
"Rarely/Seldom" Adverbs Grammar Review
Some adverbs are often used the same way in English!
01:43
January 20, 2019
"Usually/Hardly" Adverbs Grammar Review
Adverbs are used in everyday speech!
01:48
January 19, 2019
"Always/Never" Adverbs Grammar Review
Always is used in present simple and perfect tenses!
01:46
January 18, 2019
"Still/Lately" Adverbs Grammar Review
Adverbs are one of the most important parts of English!
01:58
January 17, 2019
"Since/For" Adverbs Grammar Review
Since is used for a point in time and more!
01:48
January 16, 2019
"Just/Yet" Adverbs Grammar Review
Just and yet are used in the perfect tenses and more!
01:42
January 15, 2019
"Ever/Never" Adverbs Grammar Review
Adverbs are one of the eight parts of English!
01:48
January 14, 2019
"Both/And" Correlative Conjunctions
Correlative conjunctions are words used in combination with each other.
01:34
January 13, 2019
"Not only/But also" Correlative Conjunctions
Correlative conjunctions are used in pairs!
01:49
January 12, 2019
"Either/Or" Correlative Conjunctions
Correlative conjunctions are all about more than one!
01:32
January 11, 2019
"For" Conjunction Grammar Review
What is a conjunction?
02:37
January 10, 2019
"So" Conjunction Grammar Review
Conjunctions are just one of the eight parts of speech!
01:50
January 9, 2019
"Or" Conjunction Grammar Review
Conjunctions are always a fun subject!
01:43
January 8, 2019
"And/But Conjunctions Grammar Review
Study conjunctions and understand English faster!
02:20
January 7, 2019
Correlative Conjunctions Grammar Review
Correlative Conjunctions are always an interesting subject!
02:14
January 6, 2019
Subordinating Conjunctions Grammar Review
What are subordinating conjunctions?
03:04
January 5, 2019
Coordinating Conjunctions Grammar Review
How to use coordinating conjunctions?
01:54
January 4, 2019
Preposition "In" Grammar Review
The preposition "In" is a place preposition.
02:24
January 3, 2019
Preposition "On" Grammar Review
The preposition "On" is a place preposition.
02:20
January 2, 2019
Preposition "At" Grammar Review
The preposition "At" is a place preposition.
02:33
January 1, 2019
American British English Grammar Review
What's the difference between British and American English?
01:58
December 31, 2018
Movement Prepositions Grammar Review
Movement prepositions are all about actions.
02:37
December 30, 2018
Place Prepositions Grammar Review
The most common place prepositions are "In, On, At".
02:42
December 29, 2018
Time Prepositions Grammar Review
Time prepositions are all about collocations from the past!
02:43
December 28, 2018
By, Next to, Beside Preposition Grammar Review
By, next to, and beside can be used interchangeably.
02:39
December 27, 2018
Arbitrary Collocations Grammar Review
What are arbitrary collocations? Actually, I created this term!
02:51
December 26, 2018
Prepositions Grammar Review
Prepositions are all about "place, movement and time".
02:36
December 25, 2018
Adverb Adjective Grammar Review
How are adverbs and adjectives connected? Many adverbs are created using an adjective. Like or likely? High or highly? Slow or slowly? Which is which and why? Speak fast with better English!
01:54
December 24, 2018
Superlative Adjective Grammar Review
The biggest! The coldest! The prettiest! These are all superlative adjectives to learn. Compare more than one, two or more with superlatives! Study with Billgreen54!
01:56
December 23, 2018
Possesive Adjective Grammar Review
Here is a short and simple explanation by Bill to refresh your memory or maybe help with a part of English you didn't know! Have fun with English!
02:08
December 22, 2018
Feelings Adjective Grammar Review
How to describe feelings? He is sad:( She is happy:) They are kind! Feelings are easily describes with a few simple adjectives! Learn more with Billgreen54!
02:11
December 21, 2018
Personality Adjective Grammar Review
She is artistic! He is creative! They are intelligent! These are all personality adjectives. Adjectives are describing words. Have fun with English!
02:18
December 20, 2018
Noun Adjective Grammar Review
What is a noun adjective? It's a noun that describes another noun! Remember that a word is just a word until we give it a job!
02:24
December 19, 2018
Comparative Adjective Grammar Review
How do we compare things in English? This one is bigger! That one is better! Hers' is prettier than his! Adjectives are describing words. Compare two and now you know how! Learn English with Billgreen54!
02:19
December 18, 2018
Demonstrative Adjective Grammar Review
This and that are two of the most used demonstrative adjectives. This grammar review will help remind you of what adjectives do. Have fun with this one!
02:25
December 17, 2018
Noun Modifier Grammar Review
A noun modifier is a word that changes another word. This could be an adjective, an adverb. Words that modify a noun to help better understand or describe. Learn more with Billgreen54!
02:44
December 16, 2018
Predicate Noun Grammar Review
Nouns are always an interesting subject! Predicate nouns are no exception! A predicate noun is a word that renames or provides more information. Learn more with Billgreen54!
02:10
December 15, 2018
Proper Noun Grammar review
Mr. Jones, Bill, Larisa, Chicago, Florida... These are all proper nouns. There are many rules and examples! En easy way to remember a proper noun is to know that there is usually just "One"! Speak more with Billgreen54!
02:25
December 14, 2018
Collective Noun Grammar Review
Collectives represent a group! They are uncountable! In other words, we can't use an "S" to form a plural! Furniture, money, electronics, fruit, vegetables are all collective nouns. Have fun with Billgreen54!
02:21
December 13, 2018
Abstract Noun Grammar Review
Abstract nouns are all about a quality, idea or state! They are just the opposite of concrete nouns! In other words, we can't touch, smell or taste abstract nouns! Learn more with Billgreen54!
02:41
December 12, 2018
Count Noun Grammar Review
Count nouns are just what it sounds like. We can count "count nouns"! Chair, table, book, pencil are all count nouns. Study more with Billgreen54!
02:36
December 11, 2018
Gerund Grammar Review
Gerunds are verbs that act like nouns! We do this by adding "ing" to a verb after a state verb! An example would be "I like walking with Larisa" Like is a state verb while walking is now a noun known as a gerund!
02:41
December 10, 2018
Mass Noun Grammar Review
Mass or uncountable nouns are nouns we can't technically count! Sugar, rice, water, coffee are all mass nouns. Learn more with Billgreen54!
02:53
December 9, 2018
Compound Noun Grammar Review
Nouns are just nouns, right? Not really! There are many types of nouns. A compound noun is two nouns put together. A compound noun can also be a word created with a noun and adjective! Learn more with Billgreen54!
03:09
December 8, 2018
Concrete Noun Grammar Review
Concrete nouns refer to things we can touch, see, hear, smell! The five senses play an important role here. Can you touch it? It is a concrete noun. Learn more with Billgreen54!
03:18
December 7, 2018
Common Noun Grammar Review
Nouns are all about "People, Place, Thing" right? Well, maybe:) Nouns can be used many different ways. Common nouns are usually easy for most students. Have fun with This subject!
03:59
December 6, 2018
Action Verb Grammar Review
Run, jump, dance, walk... are all action verbs! In English, there are many different types of verbs. Action verbs are usually one of the easiest parts of English to learn! Learn more with Billgreen54!
02:02
December 5, 2018
Present Participle Grammar Review
Most ESL students never learn the term "Present Participle". Why is that? Teachers just don't think of teaching English grammar terminology most of the time. Present participle is simply "ing". Speak more with Billgreen54!
02:04
December 4, 2018
Stative Verb Grammar Review
Think, see, listen, hear, smell, have! These are all stative verbs! State verbs are all about facts as opposed to actions! Learn more with Billgreen54!
02:14
December 3, 2018
Infinitive Verb Grammar Review
Verbs in the first form or infinitive verbs? What are they? Actually, they are both the same. Questions, negatives, positives! When do we use them? Find out more with Billgreen54!
02:23
December 2, 2018
Past Simple Grammar Review
Regular or irregular verbs? Present simple or past simple? Which is correct and why? Here are simple answers to these questions! Learn more with Billgreen54!
02:21
December 1, 2018
Past Participle Grammar Review
Infinitive, past simple, past participle! What are they? They are the three verb forms in English! Past participle is important for many reasons. Did you know that many past participle verbs are also adjectives? Have fun with this subject! Study more with Billgreen54!
02:31
November 30, 2018
Auxiliary Verb Grammar Review
What are auxiliary verbs? They are words that help other verbs. All continuous tense use at least two verbs. Auxiliary verbs help with time and full verbs help with the action or state!
02:47
November 29, 2018
Verb Too Grammar Review
Verbs are used so many ways in English! Most nouns are verbs and many verbs are nouns. Remember that a word is just a word until you decide how to use it. Is it an action? Is it a thing? Billgreen54 teaches more!
02:35
November 28, 2018
Empty Verb Grammar Review
What is an empty verb? It is a verb that has no single definition. Empty verbs are used many different ways. They often replace natural verbs! Learn more with Billgreen54!
02:48
November 27, 2018
Modal Verb Grammar Review
Modal Auxiliary verbs are used many ways in the English language. Why are they called auxiliary verbs? Because they are always used with another verb! Lets find out more with Billgreen54!
03:09
November 26, 2018
Negative Question Grammar Review
Negative questions are one of the most polite ways to learn more about someone or something. There are many ways to ask for something in English. This is just one! Study with Billgreen54!
02:25
November 25, 2018
Partitives Grammar Review
One can of soda! One pound of sugar! Two gallons of water! Five bottles of milk! These are all partitives. It is another way we determine how much or how many!
02:19
November 24, 2018
Indirect Request Grammar Review
Why would someone ask for something indirectly? Good question, right? Find out why we ask questions in so many ways. Study English with Billgreen54.
02:24
November 23, 2018
Passive Voice Grammar Review
Passive voice is when we reverse the object and subject. Bill wrote that book! or That book was written by Bill! Which is more common and why!
02:47
November 22, 2018
Indirect Question Grammar Review
Direct or indirect? Which is better? Actually, speakers of English use both. It is possible that indirect might be a little more polite! Have fun with this lesson!
02:57
November 21, 2018
Meeting and Hello Grammar Review
Meeting someone for the first time should be easy in English. As an ESL student, it may not be so easy without a little practice! Join Billgreen54 for this simple lesson!
02:56
November 20, 2018
Determiners 2 Grammar Review
Determiners come from many parts of the English language. What is a determiner? Find out with the detailed grammar review!
03:00
November 19, 2018
Question Tag Grammar Review
Question tags are another fun part of English to study. This grammar is normally taught at the intermediate level. I like teaching it at the elementary level for a number of reasons! Study English with Billgreen54!
03:20
November 18, 2018
Goodbye Grammar Review
Goodbye! So long! Bye for now! See you! These are all ways to depart from someone. Are they all polite? How common is the word "Goodbye" in American English? Billgreen54 explains!
03:07
November 17, 2018
Time Adverbs Grammar Review
Time adverbs are just one part of the English language. Adverbs and how they are used is one of the most important pieces of the English language puzzle.
03:30
November 16, 2018
Quantifier & Partitive Grammar Review
Quantifiers help use determine how much, how many and more! Partitives are all about a glass of, a bottle of and more! Have fun studying with Billgreen54!
02:19
November 15, 2018
Determiner Grammar Review
Determiners are another interesting subject! Determiners are words that help use know what noun we are talking about. Study English with Billgreen54!
03:00
November 14, 2018
Active & Passive Voice Grammar Review
Passive voice is often a mystery to most students of a second language. Why? Because most students who study English as a foreign language stop studying at the elementary level.
02:47
November 13, 2018
Interjection Grammar Review
Interjections are always fun to study! Just about any word in English can be an interjection! Did you know the word "Yes" is an adverb? Did you know that it is also an interjection?
01:26
November 12, 2018
Adverbs Grammar Review
Adverbs are probably the most important part of the English language. Adverbs do so many things. Adverbs modify verbs, adjectives, phrases and other adverbs!
01:37
November 11, 2018
Verb Grammar Review
Verbs are easy once you get the hang of it! Did you know that most verbs are nouns and are other parts of English too!
01:36
November 10, 2018
Pronoun Grammar Review
So, what is a pronoun? Pronouns relace nouns! There are many different pronouns in English. Study English with Bill! Have fun!
01:34
November 9, 2018
Adjective Grammar Review
Why do we need adjectives? There are many reasons! Adjectives are describing words. Take the time to learn adjectives again with Billgreen54 ESL Teacher!
01:35
November 5, 2018
Preposition Grammar Review
Prepositions are an interesting part of English. Place prepositions "in, at, on" are used in countless ways. Study English again with Billgreen54. Have fun with prepositions!
01:38
November 5, 2018
Conjunction Grammar Review
Conjunctions explained in understandable American English by Billgreen54! What are conjunctions? What do they do? Study English again with Bill. Have fun with conjunctions!
01:37
November 5, 2018
Noun Grammar Review
What is a noun? People, place, thing! Easy right? Well maybe for some. For others who studied English in grade school, have fun studying the basics again with Billgreen54 ESL teacher!
02:48
November 5, 2018
Prefix, Suffix, Affix Grammar Review
Join Billgreen54 ESL teacher for this interesting and informative review of affixes. Bill shares grammar in a simple and understandable way!
03:25
November 5, 2018
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