Business English Grammar Should 1

We use ‘should’ for giving advice. You should speak to him about it. He should see a doctor. We should ask a lawyer. We use ‘should’ to give an opinion or a recommendation. He should resign now. We should invest more in Asia. They should do something about this terrible train service. ‘Should’ expresses a… Continue reading Business English Grammar Should 1

Business English Grammar Should 2

We can use ‘should’ after ‘reporting verbs’ such asdemand  insist  propose  recommend  suggest He demanded that we should pay for the repair. She insisted that she should pay for the meal. I have proposed that he should take charge of the organization.  The committee recommends that Jane should be appointed. We have suggested that Michael… Continue reading Business English Grammar Should 2

Business English Grammar Must/Have to

We can use ‘must’ to show that we are certain something is true. We are making a logical deduction based upon some clear evidence or reason. There’s no heating on. You must be freezing. You must be worried that she is so late coming home. I can’t remember what I did with it. I must… Continue reading Business English Grammar Must/Have to

English Grammar Lesson – Should Have

We can use ‘should have’ to talk about past events that did not happen. I should have let her know what was happening but I forgot. He should have sent everybody a reminder by email. They should have remembered that their guests don’t eat pork. We can also use ‘should have’ to speculate about events… Continue reading English Grammar Lesson – Should Have

English Grammar Lessons -Can/Could have

We can use ‘could have’  to talk about something somebody was capable of doing but didn’t do. I could have gone to Oxford University but I preferred Harvard. She could have married him but she didn’t want to. They could have bought a house here 20 years ago but chose not to. Often, there is… Continue reading English Grammar Lessons -Can/Could have

English Grammar Lessons -Will have done and Will have been doing

We can use ‘will have done’ to talk about what will have been achieved by a certain moment in time. We’ll have been in these offices for eight years next month. She’ll have visited ten countries in twelve days by the time she gets back. I’ll have finished this project by Friday. If we want… Continue reading English Grammar Lessons -Will have done and Will have been doing