When you start a sentence with a noun/ing form, you need a singular verb, no matter what comes after the noun.
IELTS Grammar takeaways
You often need to transform countries to nationalities (nouns to adjectives e.g. France – French) in Academic Task 1 and Speaking.
‘Twice as many’ is a high-level structure but beware of these common mistakes.
How to use ‘majority’ and minority’ in a sentence
‘That of’ and ‘Those of’ are great ways of avoiding repetition, especially in Task 1. Here are a few common mistakes.
In this lesson you’ll learn how to use less common conditionals to qualify your statements.
What’s the difference between ‘a key to solving’ and ‘a key to solve’?
‘Which’ can be misused and overused – here are some examples and how to fix them.
‘The more..the more/less’ is a useful way of describing trends that happen at the same time.