Make interesting sentences in which you relate the two words of each of these pairs by means of a preposition;
- The car along the road had broken down
- Without more ado we drove down the road at top speed.
- Car Road
- Drove Road
- Boat Bridge
- Sailed Bridge
- Bull Tree
- Bellowed tree
- There are four kind of sentence. Name them, and give an example of each.
Insert the missing words;
A sentence is a complete…….. in words. Every sentence must therefore have two parts, expressed or understood. The part that tells us whom or what the sentence is talking about is called the……; the part thet tells us something about this latter part, such as what it does or is, we call the………
Divide the following sentences into subject and predicate:
- Shinta is working hard
- Is Shinta working hard?
- Work hard.
- How hard Shinta is working!
One example of each of the four kinds of sentence is given in Exercise C. Distinguish them; then make the other three kinds of sentence from each of these:
- This chef cooks well
- Is the sun shining brightly?
- How fast she runs1
- Climb up that ladder
With what punctuation mark doe: each kind of sentence end? Decide what kind of sentence each of the following is, and then punctuate accordingly:
- Have you seen The Merchant Of Venice
- What an extraordinary play this is
- Look before you leap
- A rolling stone gathers no moss
- How time flies
- I am wondering whether to take the right fork or n
In each of these, two sentences have been written as one. Separate the two sentences and insert the correct punctuation:
- That night when all was still, Shinta remembered her mother and sorrowed for her she sorrowed too loudly and woke up John, who beat her.
- Shinta became hated by man and dog during this period of his development he never knew a moment’s security.