Archive for January, 2010

Adjectives Exercise

January 31st, 2010 in English Grammar, English Learning

Pick out all the adjectives in the following sentences and say to which class each of them belongs.

1.    The car sustained heavy damage in the accident.
2.    He has written several stories.
3.    A dog is very faithful to its master.
4.    Every man has his duties.
5.    He is a man of few words.
6.    Neither party is quite in the right.
7.    Which color do you prefer?
8.    The way was long, the wind was cold.
9.    He calls me every day.
10.    I have not seen him in several days.
11.    John won the second prize.
12.    He was absent from the class.
13.    He died a glorious death.
14.    A small leak is enough to sink a great ship.
15.    King Francis was a hearty king and loved a royal sport.

Correct Use of Some Nouns

January 31st, 2010 in English Grammar, English Learning

Nouns with two plural forms

Nouns Gender

January 31st, 2010 in English Grammar, English Learning

A noun that refers to a male animal is said to be of the masculine gender. Note that the noun gender comes from the Latin word genus which means kind or sort.

Adverbs – Common Mistakes

January 30th, 2010 in Common Mistakes

Correct the following sentences and state your reason for doing so.

Correct Use of Some Adverbs

January 30th, 2010 in Common Mistakes

Avoid the use of double negatives

Two negatives should not be used in the same sentence because they destroy each other.

We should say:

Word Formation

January 30th, 2010 in Vocabulary, Words

The words which are not derived or developed from other words are called primary words. Primary words are the original words in a language.

Short Answers Quiz II

January 29th, 2010 in English Quiz

Answer the following questions in the affirmative. Four suggested answers are given below each question. Choose the correct one.

1.    Can you knit?