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English grammar drills part 1 docx

English grammar drills part 1 docx
... publisher ISBN: 978-0-07 -17 019 0-7 MHID: 0-07 -17 019 0-7 The material in this eBook also appears in the print version of this title: ISBN: 978-0-07 -15 9 811 -8, MHID: 0-07 -15 9 811 -1 All trademarks are trademarks ... vii PART Noun Phrases PART Verb Phrases 10 11 12 PART Nouns Adjectives 18 Articles ... ENGLISH GRAMMAR DRILLS This page intentionally left blank ENGLISH GRAMMAR DRILLS Mark Lester New York Chicago San Francisco Lisbon London...
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English grammar drills part 2 pps

English grammar drills part 2 pps
... page intentionally left blank Nouns Proper and common nouns There are two basic types of nouns in English: proper nouns and common nouns Proper nouns are the names of specific individuals, places, ... *Throughout the book, X signifies an incorrect choice or answer Nouns Count nouns Most count nouns in English form their plural by adding a sibilant sound written as -s or -es Plurals formed this way...
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English grammar drills part 3 doc

English grammar drills part 3 doc
... cottage 10 colleague 11 clause 12 clash 13 hedge 14 phone 15 freeze 16 share 17 duty 18 patch 19 allowance 20 sheet For a variety of historical reasons, English has some plurals that are formed ... dodge-dodges /z/ buzz-buzzes; phase-phases; blaze-blazes; nose-noses; cruise-cruises Exercise 1 .3 All of the nouns in the following list form their plural in the regular way with a single sibilant ... trick stool history wall rake play /s/ /z/ flames Noun Phrases stove cough 10 moth 11 day 12 note 13 delay 14 hike 15 tire 16 rain 17 plate 18 grove 19 show 20 pipe If the noun ends in a sibilant...
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English grammar drills part 4 pdf

English grammar drills part 4 pdf
... 14 Noun Phrases Of course the possessive forms of nouns can signal many things besides ownership Often we use the possessive form with inanimate nouns to indicate that something is a part ... screen is a component of the computer In this section, however, we are going to focus solely on how English forms the possessive Before Shakespeare’s time the possessive form of nouns was spelled ... vowel ϩ y: Singular: Possessive: Plural: Plural possessive: boy boy’s boys boys’ Remember, the y is part of the spelling of the vowel and therefore nothing happens to it 16 Noun Phrases Exercise...
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English grammar drills part 5 doc

English grammar drills part 5 doc
... reluctant most foolish most vicious The reason why English has two different sets of comparative and superlative forms is historical Adjectives of native English origin usually form their comparative ... most Adjectives of English origin tend to be one and two syllable words Adjectives of French origin tend to be polysyllabic, that is two, three, and even four syllables Over time, English speakers ... valuable likely sunny patient improved normal 10 blue 11 bad 12 tiring Adjectives 25 13 physical 14 strange 15 probable 16 recent 17 available 18 developed 19 shady 20 fulfilling Sequence of multiple...
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English grammar drills part 6 ppsx

English grammar drills part 6 ppsx
... Sometimes it is surprising what counts in English as normal expectations Perhaps the oddest examples are the names of places and things that are expected in particular environments For example, in ... pencil For the use of the to be valid, both of these assumptions must be true The most difficult part of defining nouns by modifiers is that for a noun to be defined, we must be sure that the hearer ... journal expense that we had never even thought about 15 Did you get newspaper I asked you for? 16 We all felt that it was 17 It made injustice to treat the employees like that real impact on all...
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English grammar drills part 7 pot

English grammar drills part 7 pot
... As result, traffic is just awful They were renting apartment in Santa Monica, really nice town on beach about twenty miles from center of city apartment building they lived in even had swimming ... about all birds, not any particular group of birds The presence of the indefinite article some in the second sentence signals that the speaker is talking only about one particular group of birds, ... in even had swimming pool We went in pool every day It was fine as long as pool was in sun From apartment we could walk to most of stores we needed The only thing that we had to take car for was...
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English grammar drills part 8 potx

English grammar drills part 8 potx
... 42 Noun Phrases Exercise 3 .8 Fill in the blanks in the following paragraph with the appropriate article Use л if no article ... train station are always dirty movies, we always get 16 Everyone has to have 17 I’ve just had 18 There was 19 Can I get 21 Susan lost 22 I have idea fire at old Brown place last night information ... answer from real shock when group will be interested in country are losing readers personnel department contractor gave us final bill 43 Post-Noun Modifiers In this chapter we will examine two...
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English grammar drills part 9 pdf

English grammar drills part 9 pdf
... Post-Noun Modifiers 49 As you can see, the third-person pronoun substitution test shows that the prepositional phrase ... it can be substituted for the noun and prepositional phrase, proving the prepositional phrase is part of the noun phrase and thus a noun modifier Exercise 4.3 Underline all the prepositional phrases ... talking about earlier are all in their first year here We interviewed the parents whose children participated in the study Did you find a place where we can park overnight? We need to pick a time...
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English grammar drills part 10 potx

English grammar drills part 10 potx
... his short-term memory We proposed a site where there would be little impact on the environment 10 They will identify the company whose bid won the contract 11 Never pick a fight that you can’t ... of adjective clauses that we have given to this point is an accurate picture of formal, written English In casual conversation, however, adjective clauses are simplified in two different ways: ... replaced by that The relative pronouns who and whom are often replaced by that For example, in written English, you might see this more formal sentence: The reporter who covered the story has received...
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English grammar drills part 11 potx

English grammar drills part 11 potx
... suddenly pulled out in front of me All of the employees in the department went to Larry’s retirement party They went to Larry’s retirement party ... overemphasized It is helpful to think of the restrictive modifier as part of the meaning of the antecedent noun Since the restrictive modifier is part of the meaning of the noun, the restrictive modifier can ... clauses We use indefinite articles to signal that the hearer is not expected to know in advance which particular noun we are talking about In this sense, common nouns with indefinite articles are the...
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English grammar drills part 12 pdf

English grammar drills part 12 pdf
... use: My answer was the only correct one I gave him your program It was your decision to make Of particular importance are the possessive pronoun forms that are different from each other: Adjectival ... who is invited here must mind his manners 11 Call a doctor and tell him we have an emergency here 12 No CEO would pass up an opportunity to improve his company 13 We cannot hire any foreign citizen ... green card 14 If a visitor stops by, ask him to wait in the library 15 No member of the Republican Party would lend his name to a cause like that Pronouns 75 Reflexive pronouns Reflexive pronouns...
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English grammar drills part 13 docx

English grammar drills part 13 docx
... gerund phrases Gerunds are the present participle forms of verbs Present participles are formed by adding -ing to the base (or dictionary) forms of verbs Present participles are mostly regular The ... the second column, write the gerund (present participle) form of each verb All of the words follow normal spelling rules Base form Gerund (present participle) advertise advertising amuse become ... 11 All successful politicians believe in 12 We wanted the children to be able to look after 13 Jane encouraged Sam to it 15 I can’t stand traveling by off in the event of an emergency 10...
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English grammar drills part 14 pdf

English grammar drills part 14 pdf
... general terms, how can we tell when some form of be ϩ a present participle is a progressive tense (be as a helping verb ϩ a present participle verb) or be as a main verb followed by a gerund? Here ... successes 20 Seeing is believing One of the hardest things about identifying gerunds is telling apart a verb in a progressive tense from a gerund that follows a linking verb For example, compare ... 12 We all voted for ordering in pizza 13 He always insists on doing the whole thing by himself 14 Acting so quickly saved us a lot of trouble 15 The problem was attaching such a big file to the...
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English grammar drills part 15 ppt

English grammar drills part 15 ppt
... would be able to finish on time 14 They just assumed that everything would be OK 93 94 Noun Phrases 15 The conclusion was that we should stick to our original plan 16 The kids promised that they would ... Adjective clause: I know designs that we should change Another simple way to tell the two uses of that apart is to see if you can replace that with which That and which are usually interchangeable in...
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