Choose a sentence with the right order. a. We don’t often go to the cinema. b. We often don’t go to the cinema. c. We don’t go often to the cinema. 2. Sarah _____ (to cook) delicious food now. a. cooks b. is cooking c. has cooked 3. I was writing a letter while my mother _____ (cook). a. cooked b. was cooking c. had cooked 4. Cookies _____ (make) from milk, eggs and nut. a. are made b. make c. made 5. Students _____ listen to their teachers. a. could b. can c. must. 6. This is Jane’s book. The book is _____. a. her b. hers c. she Continue reading
Choose the correct answers from the following sentences.
1. Choose a sentence with the right order.
a. We don’t often go to the cinema. b. We often don’t go to the cinema.
c. We don’t go often to the cinema. (a)
2. Sarah _____ (to cook) delicious food now.
a. cooks b. is cooking c. has cooked (b)
3. I was writing a letter while my mother _____ (cook).
a. cooked b. was cooking c. had cooked (b)
4. Cookies _____ (make) from milk, eggs and nut. Continue reading
That night (a) — Calipha Harun-ar-Rashid went out into (b) — streets and alley-ways of Baghdad in quest of (c) — new adventures. Disguised in (d) — merchant’s attire, he was accompanied by Jafor and others. It so happened that as they were roaming about (e) — city, they passed by (f) — house of (g) — three girls and heard (h) — sound of (i) — music and voices singing, Al-Rashid said to Jafor, “Would that we could enter this house so that we may listen to (j) — singers and find out who they are?” Continue reading
Transformation of Sentence
Assertive Sentence to Imperative Sentence
|No||Assertive Sentence||Imperative Sentence|
|01.||Subject (You) + verb + other words.||Verb + other words.|
|Assertive Sentence||Imperative Sentence|
|You can win the match.You should respect the old.||Win the match. Respect the old.|
|without – object||second person = first person or third person|
|RV: subject (1st person) + verb + (no object)||second person = third person|
1. They searched his house and found a number of stolen articles. 2. People say that the lion is the king of beast. 3. The truck ran over the boy. The boy was run over by the truck. 4. They laughed at the old man. 5. I saw a saw to saw a saw with a saw. 6. I can can a can. 7. I have no time to do the work. 8. He wants someone to take the photographs. 9. I want him to write the letter. 10. The manager urged the supervisor to reduce the rates. 11. He decided to sell the house. 12. He suggested giving up smoking. 13. He made me to do the work.
A RARE COLLTCTION OF TRANSFORMATION
1. I would as soon die as injure you. (Comparative)
2. He is as intimate to me as to you. (Comparative)
3. There is no mystery as great as misery. (Comparative)
4. He is at lest as competent as any other man. (Comparative)
5. O what misery is in store for me! (Assertive)
6. How charming! (Assertive) Continue reading
PRACTICE SHEET on TRANSFORMATION OF SENTENCES (Simple, Complex, Compound)
NB: Identify the sentence type & transform into the remaining two
Though he was learned, he did not get a good job.
A friend who is true stands by his friend in time of need.
They saw a ship that was coming to them.
They saw the drunken porter who was lying on the floor.
The woman who is reported is a spy. Continue reading