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Parts of speech exercise

July 29th, 2014 in English Learning

Name the part of speech of each of the italicized word in the following sentences, giving in each case your reason for the classification.

1. Still waters run deep.

Replace noun phrase with noun clause

July 28th, 2014 in English Learning

In each of the following sentences replace the words in italics by suitable noun clauses.

1. No one can guess the time of his arrival.

Insert articles where necessary

July 22nd, 2014 in English Learning

The sentences given below do not contain articles. Rewrite the sentences with appropriate articles. In some cases, articles may not be necessary.

1. We started early in morning.

Ending a sentence with a preposition

July 18th, 2014 in English Learning

As far as possible, avoid ending a sentence with a preposition. Note that this is not a serious error. In fact, several good writers have happily defied this rule. Still, if you end your sentences with a preposition you may offend some of your readers.

Using off

July 10th, 2014 in English Learning

The word off can be used as an adverb and a preposition.

Off as an adverb

As an adverb, off modifies the verb.

Study the examples given below.

Formation of questions

July 6th, 2014 in English Learning

Read the following declarative sentences and change them into questions.

We make questions by putting the auxiliary verb before the subject. If there is no auxiliary verb, we use do, does or did to form questions.

Rewrite correctly

July 5th, 2014 in English Learning

Rewrite the following sentences correctly.

Each sentence given below contains one or more mistakes. Correct the mistakes and rewrite the sentences.

1. She was carrying too many luggages.