What Does "Tutor Mike" Know?Mike, a robot English tutor, knows a lot. Here are lists of things he knows. You are welcome to ask him all kinds of questions to test his knowledge.
Grammatical Terms - "What is an infinitive?" "What is a conjunction?" "What is the past tense?" Mike knows almost all the grammatical terms used in an English grammar book.
How to Learn English - Mike can give you advice regarding language learning: how to remember new words, how to improve your pronunciation, how to write a good essay, and so on.
Check for Grammatical and Spelling Errors - When you type in what you want to say, Mike checks for common grammatical and spelling errors. If you type in "studing," "writting," "heared," "tommorow," "Does she will ..." and "Can he has ...", Mike will point out your errors and ask you to correct them.
Irregular Verbs - If you don't remember the past or past participle of an irregular verb, you can ask Mike to tell you.
Letter Doubling - If you add "ing" to a verb, sometimes you need to double the last letter of the verb. For example, "planning", "running", but "raining". If you ask Mike, he will explain the rules to you. If you make a mistake, he will ask you to correct it.
"A" and "an" - If you say "a apple", "a honor" or "an university", Mike will correct you.
Infinitives and Gerunds - Some verbs can be followed only by gerunds and some can be followed only by infinitives. If you type, for example, "I enjoy to talk to you," Mike will tell you that you've made a mistake.
Plural Nouns - You can ask Mike what the plural form of an irregular noun is. For example, if you ask "What is the plural form of "hypothesis", Mike will tell you that it is "hypotheses".
American and British Spelling - There are certain spelling differences between American and British English. If you are not sure, ask Mike.
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