English Grammar Test

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)

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Narration

Problem of Persons

 

without – object second person = first person or third person
RV: subject (1st person) + verb + (no object) second person = third person

 

Examples:

Direct Narration Indirect Narration
1. He said, “You are an idiot, Suresh.”

= He said to Suresh, “You are an idiot.”

He told Suresh that he (Suresh) was an idiot.
2. He said, “You are telling a lie, Leela.”

= He said to Leela, “You are telling a lie.”

He told Leela that she (Leela) was telling a lie.
3. He said, “Where are you going, mother?”

= He said to mother, “Where are you going?”

He asked mother where she was going.
4. He said, “Don’t make a noise.”

= He said to me/him/her, “Don’t make a noise.”

He asked me/him/her not to make a noise.
5. He said, “Bring a chair.”

He said to me/him/her, “Bring a chair.”

He ordered me/him/her to bring a chair.
6. He said, “How are you?”

He said to me/him/her, “How are you?”

He asked me/him/her how I/he/she was.
7. He said, “Open the gate.”

He said to me/him/her/us/them, “Open the gate.”

He told me/him/her/us/them to open the gate.
1. He said, “Congratulations!” He congratulated me.
2. She said, “Liar!” She called me a liar.

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Exercise of Articles

01.

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

Major Barriers in Business Communication

Major Barriers in Business Communication

In business communication we face many barriers. In the following part the most common barriers are discussed.

1. Linguistic Barriers: Linguistic barriers occur when the receiver is unable to understand fully both explicit and implicit meaning of the language used by the sender. It may be happened because of limited vocabulary, wrong choice of words, construction of long and complex sentence, improper word order, improper punctuation and so on.

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Rules of Articles

 One > an > a : এক = একটি = একজন

This/that > the : টি = টা = খানা = খানি

Where they are used:

a/ an Or the + singular countable noun : a hat, the hat

the Or zero + plural countable : the hats, hats

the Or zero + uncountable : the water, water

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Transformation of Sentences

                         SSC Board Standard – 2016

Read the following passages and transform the underlined sentences as directed.

01. (a) Poverty is the greatest problem in our country (Positive). But we hardly realize that this miserable condition is our own creation. (b) Many do not try to better their condition by hard labor (Compound) (c) They only curse their fate (Passive). But this is not reality. (d) It is man who is the maker of his own fortune (Simple). So, they should work hard to improve their lot. (e) By working hard, they can remove their condition (Negative).

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A Composition about My Favorite Hobby

                             My Favorite Hobby

 

Hobby is an interesting quest other than one’s main occupation. It is usually followed during leisure. It does not bring money but it brings immense pleasures and joys to us. It is necessary to make our life enjoyable and cheerful. Without it life becomes dull and monotonous. Continue reading